Tag Archives: Animal intelligence

SMBC: Surpassing the Turing test in order to assess moral standing

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Intelligent Crows Flunk Causality Test But Babies Pass

You drop a block onto a box, and a toy pops out. If a baby was watching you, she could deduce that your action caused the happy arrival of the toy, because she understands cause and effect. She’d also realise … Continue reading

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Evolution of animal intelligence | Machines Like Us

Mano Singham has a interesting post up on a large scale review of animal intelligence studies.   Animal intelligence is a fascinating topic and there have been many attempts at studying it. Many of the individual studies look at one … Continue reading

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