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BOOK REVIEW:- Are You Smarter than a Chimpanzee? (Ben Ambridge)

Yay! Another psychological book! And this one... this one...


Okay, you may be offended by the title but don't take it personally - we all are chimps, descended from our ancestors. So, it's good to check whether evolution has indeed made us smarter or not.


This book is a test: us against the animals of the world and whether evolution can teach us how to avoid illusions, master gratification, and more.


Animal science is a world that is exciting and mysterious. But also... it's one that we belong in. After all, why are we surprised when we hear that dogs can remember more than we can? Or that a bird can understand the concept of 0, a concept that took humans thousands of years to develop? We're animals too! And as you'll find, clearly not the best ones.


I like this book. Apart from taking the mickey out of the human race, it's very informative and just pulls you in. With multiple illusions, tests, and pictures, this book is addictive and impossible to put down.


Unless, of course, you're a birdbrain...

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