Right or left: an octopus directs its arm straight to the food

29 Oct 2020

The researchers taught octopuses to insert their arms down the left or right side tubes of Y-shaped mazes. Both sides of the maze were baited with food, but food on the incorrect side was blocked by a net. Here, an octopus correctly picks the right side tube and grabs a food reward.

Credit: 
Dr. Tamar Gutnick

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