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Scientists are Rethinking Animal Cognition as More Evolutionary Behaviors Emerge

by bill - 2021-03-05 ( education / science / zoology )

"Humans have always considered ourselves much different animals, and we look at our apparent superior intellect, analytical mind, self-awareness, and expanded consciousness as the dividing line between us and them. Primates for example, have always been considered our closest cousins, and while we do credit them with being intelligent, our understanding of how they experience the world has never included the notion that they may be just as conscious as we are...."
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