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Animal intelligence

In anticipation of tomorrow's lesson, I think it worth asking in what ways are our brains similar to animals and in what ways are they different? 

My own sense is that we tend to over-estimate the ways are brains are different from animal brains. Or maybe its just that we like to think that we are smarter than we are ( : 

http://scienceblogs.com/neurophilosophy/2008/06/5_amazing_feats_of_animal_intelligence.php

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