1_raven_with_foodThanks to NAAEE CEO Judy Braus for this fascinating link about that most wonderful of birds, the raven. It begins:

“Humans’ ability to understand the perception and intent of others allows us to navigate the

world in an advanced fashion. Theory of mind, as it’s called, is a social tool, and is often missing in people within the autism spectrum. But it is not uniquely human. Non-human primates have been found to

have theory of mind, and now, ravens have, too. In a study published today in Nature Communications, a team of researchers write that ravens are able to infer what a competitor might want, even though they cannot see the competitor. …”

Read on …