[Oberon] Active Cells

eas lab lab.eas at gmail.com
Wed Jan 1 18:42:17 CET 2014

]> Apparently apes can count to 3, but birds only to 2.

> Evidence that birds can form abstract concepts such as same v. different
> has been provided by Alex, the African Grey Parrot. Alex was trained
> by animal psychologist Irene Pepperberg to vocally label more than 100
> objects of different colors and shapes and which are made from different
> materials. Alex could also request or refuse these objects ('I want X')
> and quantify numbers of them.

This bird can usualy only manage three-and-half.

My example of the birds inability to REMEMBER that there were more than
(x x) persons, doesn't mean they can't associate:
(x x x x x x x)  with
(a b c d e f g)  when they can see both sets <on the same screen> like
ETHO allows you to.

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