Can animals comprehend ideas?

Some can. My dog Mudge could understand (,comprehend,) my thought and action.Current dog Candy does not like water. Sometimes, I used to tease her that I will give water. It knows the words so well, that she use to react (,even when no pipevor other water source is around).I

How to improve my knowledge retention rate

From the standpoint of reading, knowledge acquisition and retention depends on a number of contributing factors, at least from my own personal and professional experience:1) your resourceful state of mind;2) whether you are looking for a global overview or detailed information, as the final choice determines your reading pace;More importantly, you also need

How come most animals can understand commands from humans but can't speak?

Please see my answer on the topic of animal language: Kilo Victor's answer to What separates humans from other animals? We used to think it was using tools, being self-aware, language but now we know some animals do these things too.

What is something you struggled to understand, and how did you eventually figure it out?

There are two things I know to be true about my father. Actually, I know a lot more than two things about him, but there are two that are relevant to this answer.He loved meHe abused meFor years I couldn't square the two. They seemed like such a contradiction.

What makes women or girls hard to understand?

Male privilege makes it hard to understand women.If you are a man who hasn't given much thought to the problems women go through every day, it becomes very hard to understand women. The fact that women have to adopt several strange and

Why can I not understand people?

First and foremost, you will NEVER fully understand all people due to the facts that many people:A-) Have no bloody idea who they are as people, beyond a somewhat shallow perspective they may have of themselves. If that were not the case, books

Why don't people understand people?

I am annoyed. I feel irritated. I am so pissed off . I shout, talk rudely and loudly. The anger brings forth the devil that resides in. I, somehow, just say mean and hurtful things.What do i expect in return ? The inner me is shouting this constantly !Please understand me! I am just so annoyed that i am

Can animals comprehend ideas?

Some can. My dog Mudge could understand (,comprehend,) my thought and action.Current dog Candy does not like water. Sometimes, I used to tease her that I will give water. It knows the words so well, that she use to react (,even when no pipevor other water source is around).I heard Chimpanzee or Gorilla can

Do animals try to understand us?

Thank you for the A2A.Animals that live with humans definitely try to understand humans. Animals that don't live with humans (feral or wild animals) are usually either avoidant or cautious, with a few becoming dangerously bold because humans have allowed them to associate humans with food (coyotes and bears, for instance).Dogs and cats that

Does human brain understand mathematics?

Addressing a packed audience on the creative life of a mathematician, the author of Birth of a Theorem, which has sold more than 100,000 copies, also explained why he believed that the human brain was unsuited to maths

Have two humans ever completely understood each other?

If two people understand each other the life between them would become dull after sometime.The color of life is by the variety of colors we keep viewing or learning from the differences from other when both can grow with each other. This is a lifelong process even if we focus on positive values.We can understand in another way

How come most animals can understand commands from humans but can't speak?

Very few animals have throats which can imitate human sounds: parrots and ravens are about it. Great apes have the mental capacity for language - they can be taught to type or to sign, - but their vocal chords are just not up to it.Having said that, most animals cannot even understand

How to practice and understand mathematics

I am not perfect in Math, but this is what helps me :Don't neglect the core concepts and the proofs.It is not necessary to memorize proofs, just make sure you understand them.The reason this is useful is that you will actually get a feel of what you

What animals (other than humans) understand music?

I have read in a book about cowboys that the herds of bovines the cowboys drive from ranch to a train railway or to market have one big problem and that is stampede. There are many reasons for a stampede

What are some animal senses that humans will never be able to comprehend?

Fish have the ability to distinguish one another through the ability to see through ultraviolet light. The process is difficult to explain since I only read about it once a long time ago. But basically fishes with the same size, body shape,

What can't humans understand about other animals?

What hardly anyone understands (because this is revealed knowledge and most reject its source) is that

What do fit people understand that most people don't?

While there is a huge amount of knowledge a person can have around health and fitness that just continues to grow, I don't believe fit people have an specific knowledge or understanding that propels them into being fit that others don't have.Instead the answer can

What do overweight people understand that most people don't?

True love.If you're quite overweight and your spouse is still with you and still kisses you everyday then you know they must love you. Otherwise why wouldn't they pick some skinny person to be with? If you married them when you were fat then you know that they love you for yourself

What helped you to understand the impact of aging on your body?

I think when the once beautiful body you had turns repulsive and ugly - weight gain you can't stop, wrinkles and sagging skin - are problems of aging. And you start to hurt more, and sometimes really severe, and you start slowing down and don't do

What is the best way to easily understand chemistry?

I firmly beleive that, motivation generates interest and vice versa.  Chemistry is an experimental science, we see a lot of examples in our daily life that involve chemistry. You just need someone to point that out or find out on your own, then that sustains your interest and motivation to learn more.For example, have you ever wondered,

Does having a deep understanding of mathematics make you a smarter person than most?

Mike Leary in 2013 responded to a similar question in 2013:

How to make people understand me

You can't make people understand you, because only when people seek to understand you, will they talk to you, ask questions, want to hear your views. It is always better to first understand yourself. Once you do, ask yourself why you need validation

How to get a parent to understand the importance of proper nutrition for a toddler

Check Serving SizeThe top of the Nutrition Facts Label shows the serving size and the servings per container. Checking the serving size is how you figure out exactly how many calories and nutrients you are getting.The nutrition information about the food – like the calories, sodium, and fiber

If you can understand Mathematics without having to memorize anything, what is an example of deep understanding without any memory?

Generally, I don't memorize mathematics. The patterns, and relationships, just seem to settle naturally into my mindscape, and if I need a particular tidbit, I reconstruct it, rather than recall it. (I remember being cross with ‘7 times 7', for not belonging to any easy pattern I saw

What are some things women should do to better understand men?

What should women do? Nothing. Women aren't under some special obligation to understand men. If they want to understand men better, they can. How? How would you learn anything? Read, discuss, observe. Avoid reductive books like Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus;

What don't enough people understand?

Biological aspects and cultural ties don't define a person. You see it on Quora all the time:

What is it like to understand advanced mathematics? Does it feel analogous to having mastery of another language like in programming or linguistics?

You can answer many seemingly difficult questions quickly. But you are not very impressed by what can look like magic, because you know the trick. The trick is that your brain can quickly decide if a question is answerable by one

What is something people do not understand about you?

That why I'm always alone and why I can't possibly be lonely without anyone being with me.If there is a movie in the theater that I'd like to watch, I'd go, buy myself some coke and popcorn and sit in the theater by myself to watch. Other audience comes in pairs and

What is the biggest issue women have in understanding men and or making men understand them?

I would say that one of the biggest issues that women have in understanding men is in understanding masculinity. You can see this in everything from the articles that are written about

Why are people so hard to understand?

Actually humans are pretty easy to understand from a

Why can I not understand people?

First and foremost, you will NEVER fully understand all people due to the facts that many people:A-) Have no bloody idea who they are as people, beyond a somewhat shallow perspective they may have of themselves. If that were

Why do humans have a better understanding and thinking than other animals?

It is bit tricky proposition to get to know about one's thinking and understanding - simply because we do know how others understands and thinks - the way we know possibly through reflection from their speech, writing and other cultural expressions.Possibly it is human prerogative that he thinks that humans have better understanding and thinking, but this need

Why do I feel ashamed when I don't understand something or anything?

Some days a go I was setting with a group for my first time with them, It's a group from Meetup App, a mixed group from all different backgrounds and knowledge. We were playing Cards Againes Humanity, so there are many names of famous actors or singers,

Why do people reject things they don't understand?

The fundamental problem. Intelligence is driven by questions rather than answers. Millions of people saw apples fall out of a tree. One genius named Newton asked himself why and came up with the Law of Gravitation. Billions have seen the light of the sun. One genius named Einstein asked himself what

Why don't people understand me?

The short answer is because you don't understand anybody else.Communication is always bidirectional. Like a bridge connecting two land masses. You cannot create a bridge that is unidirectional. If you have to describe a rose to someone who has never seen one, it has to be done in a context that

Why don't people understand?

Thanks for the A2A. As Daniel Schwarz Carigiet says, this is a very, very open question. I am not inordinately interested in what he does with his tongue so I will pick another perspective. I will attempt to describe what

Do parents understand their children?

I can only talk about Indian parents.Most of the Indian mothers do understand their children. It's the father who doesn't! Fathers, in India, are still less communicative with their children. All their communication revolves around studies, marks, jobs etc.And as it is father who takes all the decisions, children feel that their parents do

How to understand if she is ready for marriage

you cant really, you have to broach the subject. You could do it in a subtle way, like finding out her views on marriage in general. If she is against the idea of marriage, you could ask her why? a lot of people don't

How to love someone who doesn't understand you

Do you understand them?Are you sure?If not then start there.Do you understand yourself?Are you sure?Because many people think they understand themselves but don't.Just to be on safe side, take a good look inside and make sure you understand yourself.Understand yourself.Understand them, as best as you can.See what happens after that.