Month: November 2017

Humans and Chimps: To Measure the Gap

Long ago, and before my interest in animal intelligence, I proposed ending every post I made with the phrase ‘death to the paradigm approach to science’. My friends soon talked me out of it, since most equate such a challenge

Forming a Scale for Cetacean Intelligence

Nonhuman primates were the only group for which we had comprehensive cognitive data. From their study came two surprising findings that feature heavily on this website. The first of these is that, across multiple cognitive fields, a single factor can