Beastly Brains

In this fascinating nonfiction account, author Nancy F. Castaldo reveals just what's going on inside the minds of animals, and through understanding animal intelligence we discover more about ourselves, including far more similarities than ...

Beastly Brains

In this fascinating nonfiction account, author Nancy F. Castaldo reveals just what's going on inside the minds of animals, and through understanding animal intelligence we discover more about ourselves, including far more similarities than one might expect. Humans may have the biggest brains, but intelligence is not a quality exclusive to only us! "

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Beastly Brains
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Nancy Castaldo
Categories: Animal behavior
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-07 - Publisher: HMH Books For Young Readers

In this fascinating nonfiction account, author Nancy F. Castaldo reveals just what's going on inside the minds of animals, and through understanding animal intelligence we discover more about ourselves, including far more similarities than one might expect. Humans may have the biggest brains, but intelligence is not a quality exclusive
Beastly Brains
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Nancy Castaldo
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-07 - Publisher: HarperCollins

In Beastly Brains, Castaldo delves into the minds of animals and explores animal empathy, communication, tool use, and social societies through interviews and historical anecdotes. Researchers from Charles Darwin to Jane Goodall have spent years analyzing the minds of animals, and today’s science is revolutionizing old theories and uncovering surprising
The Evolutionary Road to Human Memory
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Elisabeth A. Murray, Steven P. Wise, Kim S. Graham, Mary K. L. Baldwin
Categories: Human evolution
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

On a trip down memory lane, four neuroscientists present an entertaining and accessible account of how evolution produced human memory, beginning with early vertebrates. The authors discuss the challenges and opportunities faced by a series of our direct ancestors, illustrate how the brains of these animals changed, and explain how
Back from the Brink
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Nancy F. Castaldo
Categories: Young Adult Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-24 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

True stories of how scientists are saving endangered species, with photos included: “Readers will be moved by Castaldo’s appreciation for these animals.” —Booklist (starred review) In this book, the acclaimed author of Sniffer Dogs details the successful efforts of scientists to bring threatened animals back from the brink of extinction.
The Case of the Spotted Band
Language: en
Pages: 323
Authors: Harry DeMaio
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-28 - Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

Sorry, Holmes fans, not a snake in the entire book. The Spotted Band is a rock group of jungle cats: an Ocelot, Jaguar, Himalayan Snow Leopard and the irrepressible Cheetah, Chita. (She left Arch Villain Imperius Drake in a hurry in Book One.) The story begins in Reno, Nevada where