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Dr. Diana Reiss is Professor in the Psychology Department at Hunter College and in the Biopsychology and Behavioral Neuroscience Program of The Graduate Center, City University of New York. She directs the Dolphin Research Program at the National Aquarium in Baltimore. She is also adjunct faculty in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology at Columbia University, and she served as a member of the Animal Welfare Committee of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Her research focuses on dolphin cognition and communication, comparative animal cognition, and the evolution of intelligence. She has authored papers published in numerous international scientific journals and book chapters and her work has been featured in many television science programs. She has authored papers published in numerous international scientific journals and book chapters and her work has been featured in many television science programs.
An incredible book from an amazing scientist. "We the people" are not just human people. More than anything, in this book you will find indelible proof of this. Read morePublished 6 months ago by G Baker-Cinnamon
Had previously read this as a library book and loved it so much I wanted to own it and read it anytime I want. With my Kindle Paperwhite, storage is not a problem.Published 9 months ago by Lynda M Lafferty
A friend lent me this book. Sorry, but there are no valid reasons to keep dolphins in captivity, not even Ms. Reiss's research on their language. Read morePublished 10 months ago by John
I really enjoyed this book. Reiss mainly talks about her work with captive dolphins, particularly her efforts to show dolphins are self-aware through the mirror test (which proved... Read morePublished 14 months ago by KDeRoo
Fascinating book. I am interested in animal intelligence and have been for years. This is one of those books. Hoorah, HoorahPublished on October 23, 2013 by Lawrence Jelf Larry
First off, arrived timely, will buy from this vendor again! This has been a good experience for me, as a frustrated marine biologist! Read morePublished on August 18, 2013 by Lyric
....and this book proves why. While I always knew that dolphins are one of the most intelligent animals this books delves into just how intelligent they are. Read morePublished on July 18, 2013 by Heather
This is a beautifully written description of the ongoing search for understanding of what any animal researcher would consider "a beautiful mind" of the dolphin.Published on July 12, 2013 by David Teie