Ep. 46: Eight Middle Tentacles (Poncet et al., 2022)

This journal club, we talk about our favorite mollusk, the octopus! It turns out judging intelligence is very complicated. Not only do the findings of this study create a confusing chaos for researchers, it also throws Leah off. We have tea bags, self-cleaning science, and David Attenborough. Also, petards.


  • Around 16 minutes: Poncet, Unruly octopuses are the rule: Octopus vulgaris use multiple and individually variable strategies in an episodic-like memory task (2022).

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