Who are you calling “Bird Brain”?

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Who are you calling “Bird Brain”?
Posted on February 10, 2023 in News

Birds are far from stupid.

Some can solve problems, recognize themselves in mirrors, and plan for the future–activities that go well beyond instinct.

That’s why their lack of a neocortex—the area of the mammalian brain where working memory, planning, and problem-solving happen—has long baffled scientists.

A new study by researchers at Ruhr-University Bochum (RUB) in Bochum, Germany, may provide some clues to help explain that mystery.

Learn more at this page: https://www.aaha.org/publications/newstat/articles/2020-12/who-are-you-calling-bird-brain/

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