Oregon Field Guide

Octopus Brains

Clip: Season 34 Episode 1 | 8m 28s  | Video has closed captioning.

Octopuses are incredibly smart, yet the majority of their neurons exist in their arms and suckers, and not in their brain, making them as close to alien intelligence as we can find on Earth. It's like: what if our hands and fingers could think for themselves?

Aired: 10/06/22

Rating: NR

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