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Polly Want a Life!!

Steve Zack | Posted 11.07.2013 | Green
Steve Zack

What is the social and ecological context in nature of this bird's remarkable mimicry and problem-solving abilities? Its intelligence and sentience didn't arise in a vacuum. Further, do African Greys play an important role in these forests?

Fur Will Fly at First Scientific Conference on Animal Consciousness

Carolyn Bucior | Posted 02.04.2012 | Science
Carolyn Bucior

Birds, dolphins, elephants, mice, pre-historic human beings... Do any creatures other than modern-day people possess what we call consciousness? Brain researchers from around the world are set to explore that question this summer.