Building and the Evolution of Intelligence

April 24, 2007

We often think of ourselves as the masters of the natural world. However, according to Princeton Professor James R. Gould and science writer Carol Grant Gould, the dwelling constructions of animals point to a level of cognition beyond instinct and perhaps even a concept of beauty. We’ll examine the animal mind this hour with James R. Gould, co-author of “Animal Architects: Building and the Evolution of Intelligence” (Basic Books, 2007).

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