"Insects Are Conscious and Egocentric" Topic
All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.
For more information, see the TMP FAQ.
Back to the Animals Plus Board
|Tango01 ||20 Apr 2016 12:00 p.m. PST|
"Insects are conscious, egocentric beings, according to a new paper that also helps to explain why and likely when consciousness first evolved.
Recent neuroimaging suggests insects are fully hardwired for both consciousness and egocentric behavior, providing strong evidence that organisms from flies to fleas exhibit both.
Play Video5 Incredible Insect Superpowers
Hawk Moths have sonar-blocking genitals and bees are electrically charged! But those aren't the only superpowers insects possess. Anthony goes down his list of the top hidden skills insects have that'll knock your socks off.
DCI Consciousness comes in many levels, and researchers say that insects have the capacity for at least one basic form: subjective experience…"
Full text here