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Can Single Cells Learn?

A controversial idea from the mid-20th century is attracting renewed attention from researchers developing theories for how cognition arises with or without a brain.


Psychologist Beatrice Gelber conducted experiments in the 1950s & 1960s to test for associative learning in Paramecium aurelia.


Scientists are re-evaluating evidence for unicellular learning.




https://www.the-scientist.com/features/can-single-cells-learn-68694

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