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The Smart Skin and Amazing Brains of the Octopus

February 13, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

close up photo of octopus

PLEASE REGISTER FOR THIS LIVE VIDEO EVENT: https://wcls.libcal.com/event/7219210
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The octopus has fascinated investigators since Aristotle (and sparks innovation for Washington Black). New scientific approaches have shed light upon the unique neural architecture that supports the outstanding abilities of this cognitively complex, yet evolutionarily distant form of intelligence. Join Dr. David Gire, whose lab studies octopus species native to the Pacific Northwest, on an exploration of the neuroscience behind how octopuses think and behave.

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Date:
February 13, 2021
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Zoom Live Video Meeting

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WhatcomREADS
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whatcomreads@gmail.com
Website:
https://www.whatcomreads.org/