We are in the midst of a movement among some scientists, animal advocates and philosophers arguing that elephant intelligence and social capabilities justifies classifying them as having “personhood”.
A new study has revealed that for monkeys, learning and remembering the correct order of things may well be its own reward.
The way many researchers have measured, perceived and interpreted how capable apes are has been biased and the conclusions are all wrong, argue some scientists. Leading scientists in the field of ape cognition have conducted a study that reveals apes’ abilities have been unfairly measured, throwing into doubt the assumed belief that human infants are superior to adult chimpanzees.
According to a new scientific study it appears that goats can distinguish emotional changes in the calls of other goats–even subtle changes.
New research studies demonstrate that like humans, animals brains sync up with one another during social interactions.
Seals trained by scientists to sing popular songs…three grey seals that have been trained to copy speech, have also learned the notes from popular music including the Star Wars theme and the nursery rhyme Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.
Bees are much more intelligent than previously believed. We already knew from previous research that bees get the concept of zero and can do basic math. Now researchers have discovered bees may also be capable of connecting symbols to numbers.
A new scientific study uses a cognitive bias test to determine empathy among ravens. Researchers discovered ravens pick up on and even share negative emotions.
A new study has discovered that like humans, worms are capable of forming associative memories–that is, memories that associate a certain sound or smell or tone of voice with a particular outcome. Unfortunately, not all memories are positive and researchers discovered that like their human counterparts, worms too can develop PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) from traumatic events.
Humans who live with cats and regularly call them by their names have always known that cats, like their canine … More
Apes are so intelligent that they weigh their options. This is the conclusion of a new animal cognition study that … More
Findings from new research suggest that fish might possess far higher cognitive powers than previously thought. More specifically, the results … More