159: Wanna Cuttle?

159: Wanna Cuttle?

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159: Wanna Cuttle?

Can a cuttlefish master a test that very young children often struggle to pass? Instead of using marshmallows like we do with people, scientists used tasty shrimp to test if cuttlefish know how to delay gratification.

Image: Cuttlefish by Naveen Manohar (pixabay)

Terribly Lazy Show Notes 
-by Amy Barton
Science Alert Cuttlefish Cognitive Test
Royal Society Publishing Cuttlefish Cognitive Test

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