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Offline Wandering Man

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The Mind of A Bee
« on: August 11, 2022, 10:22:42 am »
I've enjoyed listening to this book on Audible.  It is available in paper at Amazon if you wish:

https://www.audible.com/pd/The-Mind-of-a-Bee-Audiobook/B0B6QH6SYB?ref=a_library_t_c5_libItem_&pf_rd_p=80765e81-b10a-4f33-b1d3-ffb87793d047&pf_rd_r=Q8NJKSC30S2678X9CK9M

The author discusses the working brain of bees, their mechanisms for seeing and discriminating what they see, how they navigate, and importantly, the fact that they are capable of learning and remembering.

My wife overheard me listening to the beginning, and said she hopes the author doesn't convince her that each bee is a conscious being.  She'll feel really bad when we accidently squish bees, or intentionally squish queens.

I'll not reveal the ending here.
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Re: The Mind of A Bee
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2022, 10:24:04 am »
Cool!  I'll take a look at this.  Thanks for the recommendation!
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Re: The Mind of A Bee
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2022, 09:06:07 am »
Added to my (growing) pile, thanks!
Keeping of bees is like the direction of sunbeams.
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