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By Debra S. Herrmann

Unlike the other publication, Avian Cognition thoroughly examines avian intelligence, habit, and individuality. personal tastes, offerings, motivation, and behavior of species, flocks, and person birds are mentioned and in comparison. This booklet investigates who birds are and why they do what they do. day-by-day, seasonal, and play actions, creativity, reasoning skills, problem-solving abilities, social interplay, existence phases, and communique styles are defined, and a contrast is made among vocalizations which are realized and people who are inherited. The habit and intelligence of either wild and puppy birds is in comparison, and in contrast to different books, complete chapters are dedicated to a unmarried species.

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Some cultures place a high value on politeness or scholarship and knowledge; other cultures value athleticism or business acumen. Some cultures value tradition; other cultures are always seeking new or better ways of doing things. Within any culture there may be subcultures or regional variations. Even corporations are said to have different corporate cultures. One culture is not “good” and another culture “bad”. They are just different. Culture is reflected in a people’s art, music, literature, cuisine, dress, and architecture.

There are four levels of consciousness, each with its own characteristics, mental tasks, and activities: • • • • Full consciousness Semi-consciousness Sub-consciousness Unconsciousness The highest level is full consciousness. At this level one is awake and alert and aware of one’s thoughts, emotions, and self, as well as others and the external world. A conscious being thinks, feels, perceives sensory input, and is able to make decisions and take action. Some consider the ability to recognize the reflection of one’s own image an indication of consciousness.

Even so, certain brain activities are taking place. 46 It is as if the brain is organizing and storing new information received during the day. Sleep of course is when dreams occur. Dreams may or may not have something to do with the day’s events. The subconscious mind is active at all times, regardless of whether one is conscious, semiconscious, or unconscious. And, as noted earlier one can be conscious and performing a semi-conscious task at the same time. 6 Behavior Behavior is a broad topic that is not well understood.

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