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Doc Moreau has been working on a nose/brain graft that will enable us and/or dogs to smell bad ideas.
‘Dogs with human brains or humans with dog’s noses?’ he said at a recent press conference. 138 more words
Encephalization, or brain expansion, underpins humans’ sophisticated social cognition, including language, joint attention, shared goals, teaching, consensus decision-making and empathy. These abilities promote and stabilize cooperative social inter-actions, and have allowed us to create a ‘cognitive’ or ‘cultural’ niche and colonize almost every terrestrial ecosystem. 152 more words
Pigeons are capable of switching between two tasks as quickly as humans — and even more quickly in certain situations. These are the findings of biopsychologists who had performed the same behavioral experiments to test birds and humans. 117 more words