Animal intelligence
Animal cognition is the study of the mental capacities of animals. It has developed out of comparative psychology, including the study of animal conditioning and learning, but has also been strongly i...
Animal intelligence - Wikipedia
This cockatoo might be smarter than a 6-year-old
This cockatoo might be smarter than a 6-year-old.
Octopuses are incredibly smart!
Octopuses are incredibly smart!
Moluccan Cockatoo
The Moluccan cockatoo ( Cacatua moluccensis ), which also known as the Salmon-crested cockatoo or Seram Cockatoo, is a cockatoo species found in eastern Indonesia. They are endemic to the Seram...
Moluccan Cockatoo
The Moluccan cockatoo ( Cacatua moluccensis ), which also known as the Salmon-crested cockatoo or Seram Cockatoo, is a cockatoo species found in eastern Indonesia. They are endemic to the Seram...
Sun Conure
The sun conure (Aratinga solstitialis) is a beatiful parrot found on northeastern South America.
Pigs can be optimists or pessimists, depending on personality and mood, study finds
You can’t keep a positive pig down. A new study finds that, like humans, pigs can be optimists or pessimists, and that the pessimists are more strongly affected by their current environments.
These Genius Crows Almost Went Extinct Before Scientists Discovered They Can Use Tools
Tool use is rare in the animal kingdom — but a nearly vanished species of Hawaiian crow has mastered it.
Orangutan 'copies human speech'
An orangutan copying sounds made by researchers offers new clues to how human speech evolved, scientists say.
Spider fixing a broken leg with silk!
A spider appears to create a cast around a broken leg with its own silk. A friend was putting it outside by trapping it under a glass, accidentally catching ...
Why Neuroscientists Need to Study the Crow
The animals of neuroscience research are an eclectic bunch, and for good reason. Different model organisms—like zebra fish larvae,…
Why are crows so smart?
Their intelligence has been compared to that of a young child.
FunnyFuse Faves: Roll Over Lesson
Cat teaches dog how to roll over.
* Einstein the famous talking African Grey Parrot! * - YouTube
Aug 1, 2007 ... This is parrot is so cool! He makes the best sound effects and talks up a storm! What an awesome parrot!
Animal mind
Animal cognition is the study of the mental capacities of animals. It has developed out of comparative psychology, including the study of animal conditioning and learning, but has also been strongly i...
Animal mind - Wikipedia
Emotion in animals
Emotions in animals are the subjective feelings and emotions experienced by nonhuman vertebrates and, more controversially, other members of the animal kingdom. Emotions may be described as subjectiv...
Emotion in animals - Wikipedia
Human-animal communication
Human–animal communication is the communication observed between humans and other animals, from non-verbal cues and vocalizations through to, potentially, the use of a sophisticated language.
Huma...
Talking animal
A talking animal or speaking animal is any non-human animal that can produce sounds or gestures resembling those of a human language. Several species or groups of animals have developed forms of commu...
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Bird intelligence
Bird intelligence deals with the definition of intelligence and its measurement as it applies to birds. Traditionally, birds have been considered inferior in intelligence to humans, and derogatory ter...
Bird intelligence - Wikipedia
Cat intelligence
Cat intelligence is the capacity of the domesticated cat to learn, solve problems, and adapt to its environment. Research has also shown feline intelligence to include the ability to acquire new behav...
Cat intelligence - Wikipedia
Cephalopod intelligence
Cephalopod intelligence has an important comparative aspect in the understanding of intelligence because it relies on a nervous system fundamentally different from that of vertebrates. The cephalopod ...
Cephalopod intelligence - Wikipedia
Cetacean intelligence
Cetacean intelligence refers to the cognitive capabilities of the Cetacea order of mammals, which includes whales, porpoises, and dolphins.
Brain size was previously considered a major indicator o...
Chimpanzee intelligence
Chimpanzees, sometimes colloquially chimps, are two extant hominid species of apes in the genus Pan. The Congo River divides the native habitats of the two species:Chimpanzees are members of the fami...
Chimpanzee intelligence - Wikipedia
Dog intelligence
Dog intelligence is the ability of a dog to learn, think, and solve problems. Dog trainers, owners, and researchers have much difficulty agreeing on a method for testing canine intelligence.
Dogs ...
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Elephant intelligence
Elephants are among the world's most intelligent species. With a mass of just over 5 kg (11 lb), elephant brains have more mass than those of any other land animal, and although the largest ...
Elephant intelligence - Wikipedia
Fish intelligence
According to Culum Brown from Macquarie University, "Fish are more intelligent than they appear. In many areas, such as memory, their cognitive powers match or exceed those of ‘higher’ vertebrates inc...
Great ape language
Research into great ape language has involved teaching chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas, and orangutans to communicate with human beings (even though humans are themselves great apes as well) and with e...
Pigeon intelligence
Pigeons have featured in numerous experiments in comparative psychology, including experiments concerned with animal cognition, and as a result we have considerable knowledge of pigeon intelligence.Av...