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Learning from plants

13 mins | Mar 29, 2020

How to confront our biases when it comes to plant intelligence. "Intelligence, however, is more than consciousness; it is also the ability to acquire and apply knowledge, to learn. Marder says that at least some plants can learn, citing a 1999 Dutch study in which lima bean plants were observed summoning insects as allies against organisms harmful to the plants." Amy Wright, writing in The Hedgehog Review, explores.

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From The Hedgehog Review