Botanists Say Plants Are Not Conscious
Botanists Say Plants Are Not Conscious
Researchers push back against those who work in the field of plant neurobiology and claim plants can learn and have a form of consciousness.
Botanists Say Plants Are Not Conscious
Botanists Say Plants Are Not Conscious

Researchers push back against those who work in the field of plant neurobiology and claim plants can learn and have a form of consciousness.

Researchers push back against those who work in the field of plant neurobiology and claim plants can learn and have a form of consciousness.

plant neurobiology
Consilience, Episode 1: Smarty Plants
Consilience, Episode 1: Smarty Plants
Ben Andrew Henry | Feb 13, 2017
A conversation with plant biologists on the age-old dispute over the similarities and differences between plants and animals.
Can Plants Learn to Associate Stimuli with Reward?
Can Plants Learn to Associate Stimuli with Reward?
Ben Andrew Henry | Feb 1, 2017
A group of pea plants has displayed a sensitivity to environmental cues that resembles associative learning in animals.
Plant Whisperer
Plant Whisperer
The Scientist Staff | Jan 31, 2017
Meet Monica Gagliano, the biologist who studies sound production and reception in plants and whose work with associative learning in plants is making waves in botanical circles.