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What Humans Can Learn from Animal Behavior

Biologist William Jordan has a new book of essays that contemplates the similarities between the animal and human mind by looking at behavior. It's called "Divorce Among The Gulls: An Uncommon Look at Human Nature.


Other segments from the episode on April 30, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 30, 1991: Interview with Gloria Emerson; Interview with William Jordan; Commentary on archaic vocabulary.


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