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Smartest Animals

Descartes the Bogeyman -- and the Dog Who's Nailing His Coffin Shut

John W. Pilley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
John W. Pilley

Despite resounding blows against the Cartesian system from giants such as Charles Darwin and B. F. Skinner, countless researchers have continued to march, zombie-like, in Descartes's footsteps, insisting that animals lack conscious minds and cannot think, feel, or reason.

Are Crows The Smartest Birds EVER? (VIDEO, POLL)

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When making a list of "smart animals," crows probably wouldn't be at the top for most people. Jane Goodall made a splash in 1960 when she showed that ...