The New York Times: Coldblooded Does Not Mean Stupid

New York Times According to a New York Times article, humans have no exclusive claim on intelligence. Across the animal kingdom, all sorts of creatures have performed impressive intellectual feats. ordon Burghardt, a psychology professor, was interviewed for the piece. “Reptiles don’t really have great press,” said Burghardt. “Certainly in the past, people didn’t really think too much of their intelligence. They were thought of as instinct machines.”

 

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