Brain activity at rest provides clue to intelligence

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress “The next stage in research would be to examine if this resting state activity of the brain can … Continue reading Brain activity at rest provides clue to intelligence

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Collective Intelligence Is the Root of Human Progress

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Singularity Hub Many of us intuitively think about intelligence as an individual trait. As a society, we have a tendency … Continue reading Collective Intelligence Is the Root of Human Progress

Israeli Spies Spied Russian Spies Spying on American Spy Plans via Kaspersky Software

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to New on MIT Technology Review No, it actually isn’t the plot of a movie. It’s a chain of events described … Continue reading Israeli Spies Spied Russian Spies Spying on American Spy Plans via Kaspersky Software

Ravens ignore a treat in favor of a useful tool for the future

reader comments 149 If humans, chimps, gorillas, and orangutans can all do something, but monkeys can’t, that tells a certain evolutionary story: it suggests that the ability emerged sometime after … Continue reading Ravens ignore a treat in favor of a useful tool for the future

Experts Predict When Artificial Intelligence Will Exceed Human Performance

Artificial intelligence is changing the world and doing it at breakneck speed. The promise is that intelligent machines will be able to do every task better and more cheaply than … Continue reading Experts Predict When Artificial Intelligence Will Exceed Human Performance

Elephants’ ‘body awareness’ adds to increasing evidence of their intelligence

Elephant. Credit: Picture by Yathin S Krishnappa. Licensed under CCBY-SA3.0 Asian elephants are able to recognise their bodies as obstacles to success in problem-solving, further strengthening evidence of their intelligence … Continue reading Elephants’ ‘body awareness’ adds to increasing evidence of their intelligence

Swearing is actually a sign of more intelligence – not less – say scientists

The use of obscene or taboo language – or swearing, as it’s more commonly known – is often seen as a sign that the speaker lacks vocabulary, cannot express themselves … Continue reading Swearing is actually a sign of more intelligence – not less – say scientists