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Explained

Animal Intelligence (Season 2, Episode 3)
TV Episode | Documentary

Explained looks at animal intelligence and examines what goes on in the animal mind and what that says about human intelligence. It looks at early efforts to teach animals sign language and later theories that focused on behaviorism. It, ...See moreExplained looks at animal intelligence and examines what goes on in the animal mind and what that says about human intelligence. It looks at early efforts to teach animals sign language and later theories that focused on behaviorism. It, then, discusses animal neurology and the hallmarks of intelligence: social intelligence, tool-use, future planning, culture, and self-awareness. Written by Shatterdaymorn See less
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Updated Oct 10, 2019

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Oct 10, 2019 (United States)

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Hilary Swank
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Frans de Waal
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Laurie Santos
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Peter Godfrey-Smith
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B.F. Skinner
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Noam Chomsky
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Bobby Kasthuri
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8.2 / 10 | 260 votes