cognition

Pigeon performing striking text

One very brainy bird

Study finds pigeons uncommonly good at distinguishing cancerous from normal breast tissue
Illustration of a pigeon looking at a grid of symbols

Pigeon power

New UI study suggests similarity between how pigeons learn the equivalent of words and the way children do
A crow flying

Crows are smarter than you think

A study involving the University of Iowa finds crows join humans, apes, and monkeys in exhibiting advanced relational thinking
two children playing in front of a television screen

Background TV can be bad for kids

University of Iowa study shows link between TV programming and children's learning and development

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