The evolution of complexity and intelligence on earth

Much of our research on intelligence has started by assuming that humans are special. And I think that’s exactly the wrong place to start if you’re interested in the evolution of intelligence. And if you’re interested in the evolution of intelligence, humans aren’t so much special as different … So the three ingredients of intelligence […]

Definitions of cognition

The psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning. REFERENCE Princeton WordNetWeb The action or faculty of knowing; knowledge, consciousness; acquaintance with a subject. REFERENCE Oxford English Dictionary In science, cognition is the set of all mental abilities and processes related to knowledge: attention, memory and working memory, judgement and evaluation, reasoning and “computation”, problem […]