Scientists are looking for the mind. (1973)

Film-document №58963 2 parts, Duration: 0:17:36.196 to collection Price category G

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Producer Centrnauchfilm (CNF)

Director: Lyahovskij B.

Script writers: Zlotov V.

Operators: Revzin Ya.

Composers: Kallash Sh.

Other authors: Grushkin I., Aipov N.


The film tells about research in the field of elementary rational activity in animals.


Reel №1

Conducting an experiment with chimpanzees, with an attempt to engage in dialogue.

The chimpanzee reacts to the figures on the magnetic board.

A monkey in a cage takes out a suspended apple with a stick and improvised objects.

Conducting experiments aimed at studying the level of intelligence of monkeys.

A monkey gnaws a branch.

Training dogs, the dog jumps over the barriers.

The trained animals perform in the circus.

A spider in a web.

Experience with the dog by the method of Professor Thorndike.

Professor Krushinsky walks in the woods with a dog.

The dog chases the quail, Krushinsky takes pictures of her.

An experiment to determine the ability of the dog to extrapolate, the dog finds food shortest way.

An experiment to assess the elementary rational activity of cats, a cat finds food slower than a dog.

The laboratory assistant fixes the results of the experiment.

Carrying out similar experiments with chicken, swamp turtle.

Table of levels of ability of animals to extrapolation.

Study of a nerve cell under a microscope.


Krushinsky Leonid Viktorovich - biologist





Flora and fauna; Discoveries; Figures of science

Reel №2

Conducting an experiment with a silvery-black fox on its ability to elementary rational activity.

Stopwatch in the hands of the lab assistant.

Experiments with the red fox, who quickly found food, the lab assistant writes down the results of the experiments.

Experiment with a dog bringing a stick.

The dog is looking for sugar during the next experiment.

The monkey takes out the sugar from the voluminous figure, during the experiment, to the ability to empirical perception.

Dolphins in the pool play with the ball.

The dolphin pulls the ball out of the three-dimensional shape.

Continuation of the experiment with dolphins.

A woman is feeding dolphins.

The monkey is in the cage.

Conducting experiments with monkeys to determine the level of their intelligence and ability to rational activity.

The monkey is in the cage.





Flora and fauna; Discoveries