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Big brains in soft bodies – Why are cuttlefish so smart?

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Octopus, cuttlefish and squid are often called the closest to alien intelligence on earth. Now, they have even passed the marshmallow test.

The hosts Anastasia and Cat chat with Dr Alexandra Schnell, comparative psychologist at Cambridge University, about the cognitive capability of cephalopods and why they are this smart at all.

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Resources:

Alex’ article about her recent study (the marshmallow test in cuttlefish) in the Conversation.

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