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Could octopuses have more than one brain? - Hebrew U. study


A new Hebrew University study recently examined the possibility that octopuses, known to be among the most intelligent of invertebrates, could have multiple brains.

The full intelligence of an octopus is not fully understood, however it is known that they have the largest nervous system among invertebrates – even larger than some vertebrates – with more nerve cells not in the brain itself but rather in its body and the tentacles.
The question of multiple brains is one that many researchers are still investigating. 
The collection of sensory information and the ability to process it, learn from it and respond accordingly, is ...
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