Thursday, February 09, 2006

"Tandem running"

The tandem running
Franks and Tom Richardson,(from Bristol), found a way of communication within ants that they called “Tandem running”. It consists in an leading ant showing the others the way to a source of food. And the made a comparison between ants and humans saying that is the same when somebody walk to some place many times in order to teach the other one the way. Or also it is like a teacher making sure if his or her students has learned.
There is critique from Houser (from Harvard). He says that “any kind of communication” is not “teaching” (National


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