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Intelligence

The ability to comprehend or understand.

Origin: L. Intelligere = to understand The ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience.


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Re: Are predators always smarter than their prey?

I wouldn't make a general rule out of it. Except intelligence there are so many other things to consider that such theory as in subject is simply incomplete and unfair. Like someone earlier mentioned the case or rabbits and coyotes. Rabbits needed ...

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by Sheppie
Mon Sep 01, 2014 7:52 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
Replies: 14
Views: 8722

Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help

... book, my explorers encounter a wet cavern on Mars which has a bacterial colony growing in it. This colony has evolved to form a kind of collective intelligence. They consume iron. For the purposes of story telling, I made them bioluminescent. I further made their collective intelligence an adaptation ...

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by MOrenda
Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:45 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help
Replies: 1
Views: 468

Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

No one doubts that genetics play a vital role in intelligence. But we're all creatures of genetics, aren't we. Unless you're suggesting that some "races" have better genetics than others. If that is indeed the case then the most likely ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Jul 30, 2014 8:20 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 263501

Re: holographic origin of life

... nothing. In fact its quite the opposite because I claim that living chemical reactions exist anyway. On the contrary our own interpretation, our intelligence and our point of view is what is elusive. I only used the term to underscore the illusion that our subjective point of view causes when ...

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by minasole
Wed May 28, 2014 3:49 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: holographic origin of life
Replies: 13
Views: 17154

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... IQ and skin color is genetic, that would be counted as a genetic influence on IQ in a twin study. No one doubts that genetics play a vital role in intelligence. But we're all creatures of genetics, aren't we. Unless you're suggesting that some "races" have better genetics than others. ...

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by Seth90210
Fri May 23, 2014 4:23 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 263501
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