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Apr 10, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
The ability to categorize has long been thought to be a hallmark of human intelligence. New findings suggest pigeons do it too.
Apr 2, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
From an elephant that speaks Korean to goldfish that distinguish Bach from Stravinsky, the animal kingdom is full of non-human brainiacs.
Mar 25, 2014 09:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Goats have excellent memories and prefer to learn on their own, new research finds. Continue reading →
Oct 10, 2013 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Elephants just proved yet again how intelligent they are, by showing that they understand human pointing without receiving any lessons on it. Continue reading →
Aug 12, 2013 04:30 PM ET // Paul Greenberg
Dolphins increasingly impress with signs of their intelligence -- but they're also at great risk.
Aug 6, 2013 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Dolphins have an astounding memory for the names of other dolphins, new research finds. Continue reading →
Mar 12, 2013 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Parrots will trade for a better deal, if presented with a tastier option. ->
Mar 8, 2013 01:26 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Mice raised with human brain cells produce faster learners -- and interesting ethical questions. ->
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