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Jennifer Mather, What is in an octopus's mind?

Abstract

Our understanding of the evolution and ontogeny of the octopus and its behavioral repertoire in its natural habitat remains rudimentary at best. There are many parallels, but also just as many differences from our models of human biology and ontogeny, making anthropocentric generalizations of limited use in explanation.

Author Biography

Kenneth J. Aitken is Senior Lecturer in the School of Medicine at the University of St Andrews, and a clinician and developmental psychologist interested in social interaction, CNS dynamical systems, and their growth, form, and structure. Website


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