How Smart Are Mice?


Just like humans, how smart a mouse is depends on the mouse in question. Some of them are highly intelligent, while some of them aren't the sharpest tool in the shed. There have been IQ tests designed for mice, but they're complicated to administer.
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Mice are very intelligent creatures. They can be taught many different tricks and are often used in lab testing for their intelligence.
Significance In general, people define intelligence in such a way that places humans at the top of the list. In reality, and especially when it comes to animals , raw intelligence
Wondering how to get rid of mice? They might look cute in cartoons, but mice can get into your food and ruin furniture, wiring and wall interiors. The parasites that ride on mice
Depends on where you live. Around southern Ontario, every place I've seen is $5-10. I believe Petsmart was at the $5 end of the spectrum.
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How Smart are Mice?
In the novel “A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” mice were considered the most intelligent species on the planet. In reality mice are not smarter than humans and several other species, but they are clever. They are highly social,... More »
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Mice are fairly smart critters. However, it is very hard to measure animal intelligence. We know that mice and rats can understand the concept of 'cause and effect', and that makes them smarter than many other animals. You can find more information here:
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