The Horse That Won't Go Away by Thomas Heinzen, Scott Lilienfeld, Susan A. Nolan
English | December 30th, 2014 | ISBN: 1464145741 | 144 pages | AZW3 | 4.54 MB
Can a horse really do arithmetic? For a time a great many people thought so, enthralled by the exploits of Clever Hans, a horse that could seemingly answer any question about mathematics, language, and music with stomps of his hoof. Even as celebrated scientists endeavored to discover Hans’s secret, people were perfectly comfortable believing something no rational mind should have accepted. How is that possible?