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Neuronal basis of crows’ intelligence

Tübingen neurobiologists Lena Veit und Professor Andreas Nieder have demonstrated how the brains of crows produce intelligent behaviour when the birds have to make strategic decisions.

This is the first research into the brain physiology of crows’ intelligent behaviour.

Through extensive memory tests and evaluations of behavioural rules, the crows demonstrated a high level of concentration and mental flexibility which few animal species can manage - and which is an effort even for humans.

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