[Science & Tech] Researchers model how octopus arms make decisions (+ video)

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From Eureka Alert:

Researchers studying the behavior and neuroscience of octopuses have long suspected that the animals' arms may have minds of their own. A new model being presented at the 2019 Astrobiology Science Conference, co-hosted by AGU and NASA, is the first attempt at a comprehensive representation of information flow between the octopus's suckers, arms and brain, based on previous research in octopus neuroscience and behavior, and new video observations conducted in the lab.

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From Phys.org:

Researchers studying the behavior and neuroscience of octopuses have long suspected that the animals' arms may have minds of their own.

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