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In baboons and pigeons phenomenal memory

November 7 2006
18:00

Remember, multiple images of this amazing ability to have baboons and pigeons.

Work with baboons engaged Joel Fago from the French National Center for Scientific Research. He studied two baboons, have proved capable of remembering 3,5 thousand to 5 thousand images after three and a half years of training. In general, they achieve positive results and working with 6 thousand pictures.

American Robert Cook of Tufts University in Boston conducted a study of the memory capacity of two pigeons. Birds after 5-year training could memorize 800-1200 image, he noted. They are also quite well with the tasks containing 3 thousand images.

Animals and birds offered the test, during which they showed the picture and then offered two options.

If they were shown a picture with a lamp, it then showed the red and green key, one of which the computer randomly selected as the correct answer.

For years, scientists conducted experiments with animals. Tells NEWSru.com

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