Bats can predict the future, researchers discover

by David Solomonoff

Bats can predict the future, JHU researchers discover

Intelligent animals with radically different sensory organs and nervous systems perceive reality – including time and causality – very differently, providing insight into what it will be like when we encounter truly alien intelligences:

They can’t tell fortunes and they’re useless with the stock market but bats are quite skilled at predicting one thing: where to find dinner: calculate where their prey is headed by building on-the-fly predictive models of target motion from echoes.

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