The Smile of a Dolphin: Remarkable Accounts of Animal Emotions

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Marc Bekoff
Discovery, 2000 - Emotions in animals - 224 pages
This is a look at the issue of animal emotions through the combined support of scientific information and field observation. The book addresses the fundamental issues in the field: What are the basic areas of animal mental experiences? Can we draw a line that separates species that experience emotion from those that do not? How far have science and technology progressed towards confirming what many people, including researchers, already believe?

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About the author (2000)

Marc Bekoff is professor of biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is the author of many books, including Minding Animals: Awareness, Emotions and Heart, and is a former Guggenheim Fellow and a Fellow of the Animal Behavior Society. Bekoff is also regional coordinator for Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots program, which promotes environmental awareness and community involvement of young people, senior citizens, and prisoners in over seventy countries through education and hands-on activities.

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