Re: What is intelligence (Was Re: neuro mods.....)

Date: Fri Feb 25 2000 - 07:05:09 MST

In a message dated 2/24/2000 10:36:45 PM Pacific Standard Time, writes:

<< I think that to the extent that rats and monkeys are problem solvers, they
 have some degree of intelligence. But you have to keep in mind the
 difficulty/complexity of the "problems" they are solving. Intelligence
 (like most things) is a question of degree.

Oh and humor is not? Your original assertion was that since monkeys have
humor, it's clearly not a part of intelligence.

Now that I toss you back your ball, 'it's a question of degree".

So you are saying that while monkeys often laugh at difficult complex
euphemisms, they solve problems that are less complex/difficult ; - )

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