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Only Unthinking Intelligence?

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Science  15 Jan 1999:
Vol. 283, Issue 5400, pp. 333
DOI: 10.1126/science.283.5400.333

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If a Lion Could Talk Animal Intelligence and the Evolution of Consciousness. Stephen Budiansky. Free Press, New York, 1998. 255 pp. $25, C$36. ISBN 0-684-83710-2.

Examining a wide range of studies on animal intelligence, Budiansky argues that associative learning underlies behaviors that might suggest sophisticated reasoning.