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Synopsis: This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into animal intelligence, the differences between different species, and how they’ve developed.
In the Early Days of Humanity, Odin sat high in the Halls of Valhalla, occasionally meddling in the affairs of man. However, even for the keeper of All-Knowledge, he would be blind in one eye Without the Ravens Thought and Mind, who sat on the God’s Shoulders, informing him of the goings on in the lives of the puny Humans who dwelled in the worlds he had created for them, from his sweat and blood. The Ravens could be sent, and through their eyes he could see.
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Present: Aaron Stewart, Rich Plumb
- Everything Worth Knowing About … Animal Intelligence
- The Scala Naturae
- The Scala Naturae Is Alive and Well in Modern Times
- Phylogenetic tree
- Raven so smart that he “hacks” research experiment
- What makes an animal clever? Research shows intelligence is not just about using tools
- These amazing creative animals show why humans are the most innovative species of all
- Transmission fidelity is the key to the build-up of cumulative culture
- Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?
- Darwin’s Unfinished Symphony
- A Group Of Panama Monkeys Have Entered The Stone Age
- Alberta neuroscientists identify what makes parrots not so bird-brained
- Parrots have evolved a primate-like telencephalic-midbrain-cerebellar circuit
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