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" ... the wonderfully diversified instincts, mental powers, and affections of ants are notorious, yet their cerebral ganglia are not so large as the quarter of a small pin's head. Under this point of view, the brain of an ant is one of the most marvellous... "
Animal Intelligence - Page 132
by George John Romanes - 1888 - 520 lehte
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

1871
...mental activity is not always associated with relative increase in this respect. " The brain of an aiit is one of the most marvellous atoms of matter in the world — perhaps more marvellous than the brain of man." Certainly man ia naked, and the ape is not; but perhaps the genus...
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Chambers's Journal of Popular Literature, Science and Arts, 69. köide

1892
...this little animal has excited the wonder and admiration of mankind. Darwin remarked that its brain ' is one of the most marvellous atoms of matter in the world, perhaps more so than the brain of man.' To test the power of memory in the ant, Sir John Lubbock first tried keeping an ant away from...
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The Descent of man

Charles Darwin - 1871
...cerebral ganglia are not so large as the quarter of a small pin's head. Tinder this latter point of view, the brain of an ant is one of the most marvellous atoms of matter in the world, perhaps more marvellous than the brain of man. The belief that there exists in man some close relation between the...
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A Manual of Anthropology: Or, Science of Man, Based on Modern Research

Charles Bray - 1871 - 358 lehte
...cerebral genglia are not so large as the quarter of a small pin's head. Under this latter point of view, the brain of an ant is one of the most marvellous atoms of matter in the world, perhaps more marvellous than the brain of man." * * * " Ants communicate information to each other, and several...
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A Manual of Anthropology: Or, Science of Man, Based on Modern Research

Charles Bray - 1871 - 358 lehte
...cerebral genglia are not so large as the quarter of a small pin's head. Under this latter point of view, the brain of an ant is one of the most marvellous atoms of matter in the world, perhaps more marvellous than the brain of man." * * * ." Ants communicate information to each other, and several...
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The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex, 1. köide

Charles Darwin - 1871 - 491 lehte
...cerebral ganglia are not so large as the quarter of a small pin's head. Under this latter point of view, the brain of an ant is one of the most marvellous atoms of matter in the world, perhaps more marvellous than the brain of man. The belief that there exists in man some close relation between the...
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The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex

Charles Darwin - 1874 - 688 lehte
...their cerebral ganglia are not so large as the quarter of a small pin's head. Under this point of view, the brain of an ant is one of the most marvellous...the world, perhaps more so than the brain of a man. The belief that there exists in man some close relation between the size of the brain and the development...
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Half Hours in the Tiny World: Wonders of Insect Life

1875 - 343 lehte
...head." A son of Mr. Darwin succeeded in the anatomy of an ant's brain, and his father observes, " It is one of the most marvellous atoms of matter in the world. More so even than the brain of man." Yet such is the prodigal wealth of nature that millions on millions...
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Sketches from Nature with Pen and Pencil

Lady Frances Parthenope Verney - 1877 - 265 lehte
...head." A son of Mr. Darwin succeeded in the anatomy of an ant's brain, and his father observes: " It is one of the most marvellous atoms of matter in the world. More so even than the brain of man." Yet such is the prodigal wealth of nature that millions on millions...
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The Canadian Journal of Science, Literature and History, 15. köide

1878
...displaying instincts and apparent affections of wonderful intensity and compass. Viewed in this aspect, " the brain of an ant is one of the most marvellous atoms of matter in the world, perhaps more marvellous than the brain of man." Here, however, we look on elements of contrast rather than analogy...
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