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Re: How intelligent were dinosaurs ?
You've asked, I think, or stated perhaps, an extraordinarily good
King, Norm wrote:
> What you CAN ask, however, is how "intellectually versatile" different
> animals are. Some animals seem to have more choices in their responses
> to stimuli than others. SNIP
So, now, here is the part, I'm not certain about...
> Most indications are that the larger the brain (not accounting for
> differences in brain structure), the more intellectually versatile an
> animal is. The smaller the brain, the more it is a prisoner of
> programmed instinctive responses.
Are you saying that elephants are more intelligent that parrots because their
brain is bigger? Or people?
Is it just size that counts?
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