Our understanding of bird brains and intelligence has grown tremendously in the last couple decades.
Thanks to countless scientific studies, we now know that many bird species are highly intelligent. Some of them perform better than primates, dogs, and young children on certain cognitive tests.
In this episode, we look at how intelligence is defined and some evidence for it in birds. We have a look at the avian brain and consider how intelligence evolved in birds.
Which birds are the smartest? Which birds are numbskulls? Have a listen and find out!
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