COFFEE/TEA SHARE APRIL 8, 2017

SquirrelHangingThis is a post by Betty Louise from a couple of weeks ago. I couldn’t resist the squirrel or Kato.

 

 

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idahobluebird50 MYSTERIES GALORE AND PHOTOS

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Welcome, come inside out of the cold and rain. I have and varioustea. I can make got chocolate. There are baked apples just Our of the oven. Our weather continues to be unusual. But spring is definitely in sight. More trees and shrubs are blooming or leafing out.Oregon Grape has tiny flower buds ready to one on a warm day. We had a lot of wind this past week but not much rain. The cold wether and no rain has helped the Boise River’s flooding. Thunderstorms are forecast for or today. On my grocery shopping day, I see more flowering trees shrubs and one lovely flowering quince in bloom.

I am discouraged. I had this post almost complete and when I update it all I had written disappeared into cyberspace. I guess I will have visited the forums and see what I am doing wrong. Not a…

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Clever Hans

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Can a horse think like a human?

To many people in the early years of the 20th Century, the answer to that question was “Yes!” After all, thousands had seen von Osten’s Russian trotting horse, Clever Hans, use hoof taps and head nods to solve multiplication and division problems, spell out words, name colours, and answer complex questions from a variety of people, even those who had never worked with him before. Sceptics were quickly convinced that what they were seeing was an animal capable of conceptual thought, limited solely by the lack of the ability to speak from taking his place in human society.

In Clever Hans (The Horse of Mr. von Osten), biologist/psychologist Oskar Pfungst disproved popular opinion regarding that clever horse — and, in so doing, created a landmark study in how to apply the experimental method to human and animal behaviour.

What made…

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