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Verde brillanteToo different from us Yet discoveries over the past fifty years have challenged these ideas shedding new light on the extraordinary capabilities and complex interior lives of plants In Brilliant Green Stefano Mancuso a leading scientist and founder of the field of plant neurobiology presents a new paradigm in our understanding of the vegetal world Combining a historical perspective with the latest in plant science Mancuso argues that due to cultural prejudices and human arrogance we continue to underestimate plants In fact they process information sleep remember and signal to one another showing that far from passive machines pla.

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Nts are intelligent and aware Through a survey of plant capabilities from sight and touch to communication Mancuso challenges our notion of intelligence presenting a vision of plant life that is sophisticated than most imagine Plants have much to teach us from network building to innovations in robotics and man made materials but only if we understand about how they live Part botany lesson part manifesto Brilliant Green is an engaging and passionate examination of the inner workings of the plant kingdom Financial support for the translation of this book has been provided by SEPS Segretariato Europeo Per Le Pubblicazioni Scientifich.

Verde brillante Free read ¶ 104 Stefano Mancuso is the Director of the International Laboratory of Plant Neurobiology LINV in Florence Italy a founder of the International Society for Plant Signaling and Behavior and a professor at the University of Florence His books and papers have been published in numerous international magazines and journals and La Repubblica newspaper has listed him among the twenty people who will.

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  • Always Pouting

    Verde brillante Free read ¶ 104 Verde brillanteI really felt disappointed with this book because I was expecting much science and content The writing wasn't as mature and elouent as I've come to expect with science and nonfiction books even pop science The majority of the book is spent talking about challenging our own belief systems and rethinking the way we view plants but I felt like the supporting evidence was lacking I already knew that plants use their pheromones to communicate and adjust based on one another's pheromones Also the fact that roots are used in a similar fashion to sensor


  • Bradley

    Verde brillante Free read ¶ 104 Verde brillanteThanks to NetgalleyThe book asks us sometimes repeatedly to step outside of our preconceived notions Fair enough I'm not a member of an old boy scientific network so I have no vested interests besides learning for learning's sake So what does Mr Mancuso ask us to swallowEasily enough it's just the idea that plants are intelligent No biggie actually I was convinced pretty ea


  • J.L. Sutton

    Verde brillante Free read ¶ 104 Verde brillantePlant intelligence is fascinating Even though we’ve been exposed to plants our entire lives examining plant intelligence is like looking at something alien While they may give us comfort or nourishment to many of us plants are simply there They don’t do anything or solve problems o


  • Annie

    Verde brillante Free read ¶ 104 Verde brillanteThis is not as kooky a book as it appears I really like one of the fundamental ways this is argued we are intensely anthropocentric and so we really define “intelligence” as “most like humans” We might not say it in so many words but that’s really the beans of it That’s a pretty circular definition when applied to ourselves isn’t it Thinking about this reminds me of Ender’s


  • Alison

    Verde brillante Free read ¶ 104 Verde brillanteI came into this book uite supportive of the author's fundamental premise that plants have lives as complex and deserving of respect as humans


  • Ali

    Verde brillante Free read ¶ 104 Verde brillanteIt's a uick and easy read despite the fact that the book aims at scientific approachI found myself under an impression that i was reading a rough draft for student's thesisfor a serious science book it often lacked scientific basis and felt too superficial for a popular read well it is ok if you like plants or whateverit has some curious moments but it doesn't rock the world


  • Sally

    Verde brillante Free read ¶ 104 Verde brillanteThis is a manifesto rather than a textbook by one of the chief scientists in plant behavior who seeks to convince the reader that plants are indeed intelligent creatures rather than life forms barely above the minerals The author and his research have taken a lot of criticism based on the assumed fact that plants cannot be conscious so this is a subject he feels very strongly about He points out that our evaluation of intelligence derives largely from observing motion and because plants are rooted to one spot and move their parts slowly only appreciated with time lapse photography we see them as objects rather than actors Moreover because they cannot flee danger they are built on a modular rather than a centralized organ plan they have circulation but no heart they breathe without central lungs perceive li


  • Robert Teeter

    Verde brillante Free read ¶ 104 Verde brillanteThis small book by an Italian scientist and science journalist makes the case that plants have been underestimated and that they have a kind of “intelligence” They convinced me — but only for some definitions of intelligenceThe book begins with a survey of ideas about plants in the past The three major monotheistic religions mostly ignore plants though Mancuso and Viola point out that Judaism forbids the gratuitous destruction of trees and has a holiday to celebrate their new year Most philosophers and scientists before the 20th century didn’t think much


  • shatine

    Verde brillante Free read ¶ 104 Verde brillanteI've never read a book that sounded like it was written by an indignant plant


  • Raluca

    Verde brillante Free read ¶ 104 Verde brillanteEver stumble upon a compelling subject read a book about it desire to read but find nothing elseThat's what happened to me when years ago I stumbled upon Daniel Chamovitz's What a Plant Knows A Field Guide to the Senses It explained everything from plant senses sight touch smell taste phototropism geotropism etc to how plants communicate Everything was done in a friendly scientific manner that brought plenty of proof and showed you how these plant mechanisms work For an even in depth approach on the subject Prof Chamovitz also has a free Coursera course with the same name Unfortunately this was the only book I ever found about the subjectEnter Brilliant Green While not as scientific heavy and detail oriented as What a plant knows Brillian