Peter Griffin posted in Hiromitsu Miyata • kea • Kyoto University • problem solving • psychology on August 16th, 2010.
A Japanese university professor has discovered that kea – New Zealand alpine parrots – are even smarter than previously thought. The birds were able to solve complex problems, particularly if given time to ‘study’ the problems before solving them – until now, it was thought that their problem-solving methods were more haphazard. An excerpt: (read […]
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