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Sarah Doxiadis

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What does an organism need to develop a brain?
« on: 17/06/2010 11:30:02 »
Sarah Doxiadis  asked the Naked Scientists:
   
Cheers,

My husband and I love your show!

What indicates that a life form might be able to develop a brain? (Plants and apparently some fauna are missing something, what is it?); sparked by recent studies showing self-awareness/sentience in animals previously considered without conscious intelligence, and the possibilities of finding some sort of life on other planets, satellites, etc.

There are other podcasts which might address this, but we'd rather hear it from one or more of you!

Thanks from Silicon Valley in CA, US

What do you think?
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