The smartest of invertebrates, the octopus, once again prompts us to rethink what we believe to be the origin of intelligence.
The widely accepted heritability of IQ — between 57 percent and 80 percent in twin studies — is strong evidence for the materiality of the intellect.
Evans et al. (2021) seem to have been well aware of the circular reasoning in their argument.
One area where very fast nerve conduction is vital is vision, more specifically, in keeping the eyes fixed on some object in the field of vision while in motion.
Will robots ever experience empathy or other feelings, or develop a genuine sense of humor?