Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?  by Frans De Waal
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Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? by Frans De Waal

My first response was, “Sure, why not?” Just typing in a search for “smart animals” on the internet will result in lists and videos of animals doing amazing things. However, can humans put their personal bias and skewed testing methods aside to really get accurate information? This seems like the overall theme of the book. … Continue reading

It’s Monday, March 21st. What Are You Reading?
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It’s Monday, March 21st. What Are You Reading?

I’ve walked past this huge book in our “Must Reads” section hundreds of times. I’ve checked it in and out for patrons numerous times as well. This time I borrowed it for myself. Since I’ve been taking ESL/ELL classes, I’ve been interested in not only educational, language/linguistic and cultural books, but also books about American … Continue reading