Ento-musings from the University of Kentucky Department of Entomology

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Why "Bug Brain" isn't an insult...

Insects are capable of some amazing behaviors, despite their tiny, tiny brains. Some researchers even argue that these behaviors and the success of insects in general are possible because of their tiny brains. A friend of mine sent me this interesting article about Dr. Jeremy Niven, a neuroscientist at Cambridge University who uses locusts to study the connections between the brain and behavior.

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