Why the Octopus Brain Is So Extraordinary

  • Published29 Jul 2016
  • Reviewed29 Jul 2016
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  • Source TED

Octopuses have the ability to solve puzzles, learn through observation, and even use tools – just like humans. But what makes octopus intelligence so amazing is that it comes from a biological structure completely different from ours. Cláudio L. Guerra takes a look inside the amazing octopus brain.

Lesson by Cláudio L. Guerra, animation by Cinematic.

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