Information - From the Latin informatio, meaning outline, concept, and idea.
The selective behavior of an animal is on a motor level.... Even the alleged learning by insight of some of Köhler’s apes was on a motor level, in that the insight took place only, if it took place at all, after the motor trial and error had failed. Man is capable of dispensing entirely with motor exploration and to engage only in selective activity that is the fruit of mental exploration, or thinking proper. —Dr. Max Schoen