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Introduced by Glen Gibson
The items include:
News Comment: by Denis Duncan
The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland: W. A. Smellie describes the main debates
Jeremiah in the Beat Age: Yvonne Adamson tells of the musical presented at Easter by the young people of Gateshead
Seven programmes in which professional and amateur zoologists talk about the behaviour of animals and the ways in which it can be studied.
The great majority of the known species are invertebrates, animals with no spinal cord and a relatively simple nervous system. Of these, some, such as sea-anemones and limpets, are capable of only very simple behaviour; others, such as the octopus and many insects, lead more complicated lives and to some extent can learn and remember. Fishes are the simplest of the vertebrates, animals with a spinal cord like our own.
In this programme the speakers describe the behaviour of some of these animals and consider how far it can be related to the complexity of their nervous systems.
John Carthy of Queen Mary College, London
N. B. Marshall of the British Museum
Professor G. E. Newell of Queen Mary College, London
A booklist and some suggestions for further study can be obtained by sending a stamped addressed envelope to [address removed]
Professor G. E.
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