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J. Intell. 2014, 2(3), 119-121; doi:10.3390/jintelligence2030119

Are Humans the Most Intelligent Species?

Departments of Neurobiology, and Psychology and Neurosciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27713, USA
Received: 11 July 2014 / Revised: 9 September 2014 / Accepted: 10 September 2014 / Published: 22 September 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Intelligence, Where to Look, Where to Go?)
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Abstract

Hunt and Jaeggi [1] nicely summarize the point that within the academic field of intelligence, we do not have a commonly understandable definition of what intelligence is. Still the term is used extensively and with consensus to the effect that humans are the most intelligent species. An example is given of this problem, and a definition and solution are suggested. View Full-Text
Keywords: intelligence; definition of intelligence; species differences intelligence; definition of intelligence; species differences
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Erickson, R.P. Are Humans the Most Intelligent Species? J. Intell. 2014, 2, 119-121.

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