New research identifies similarity between how pigeons and human children learn equivalent of words

The more scientists study pigeons, the more they learn how their brains—no bigger than the tip of an index finger—operate in ways not so different from our own. In a new study from the University of Iowa, researchers found that pigeons can categorize and name both natural and manmade objects—and not just a few objects.Continue reading “New research identifies similarity between how pigeons and human children learn equivalent of words”