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Sensory Exotica A World Beyond Human Experience

By: Howard C Hughes
343 pages, 124 illus
Publisher: MIT Press
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  • Sensory Exotica ISBN: 9780262582049 Paperback Dec 2001 Usually dispatched within 4 days
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The book is divided into four parts: biosonar, biological compasses, electroperception, and chemical communication. Although it is filled with fascinating descriptions of animal sensitivities - the sonar system of the bat, for example, rivals that of the most sophisticated human-made devices - the author's goal is to explain the anatomical and physiological principles that underlie them.

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Howard C. Hughes is Professor of Psychology at Dartmouth College.
By: Howard C Hughes
343 pages, 124 illus
Publisher: MIT Press
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A charming and informative introduction to sensory realms beyond human experience. - Laurence A. Marshall, The Sciences; "The wondrous capabilities that Hughes discusses are only beginning to be understood... but the challenging questions could attract anyone with a sense of curiosity and skills in biology or information technology.... Sensory Exotica may inspire budding scientists to pursue this rich field of inquiry." - Science "...readers with an interest in animal biology will want to track this book down - even if they have to use sonar." - Publishers Weekly"
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