Cephalopod Cognition by Anne-Sophie Darmaillacq,Ludovic Dickel,Jennifer Mather

By Anne-Sophie Darmaillacq,Ludovic Dickel,Jennifer Mather

Cephalopods are as a rule considered as the main clever crew one of the invertebrates. regardless of their recognition, rather little is understood concerning the diversity and serve as in their cognitive skills. This booklet fills that hole, accentuating the numerous and engaging facets of cognition around the workforce. beginning with the mind, studying and reminiscence, half I appears at early studying, reminiscence acquisition and cognitive improvement in glossy cephalopods. An research of the chambered nautilus, a residing fossil, is incorporated, delivering perception into the evolution of behavioural complexity. half II surveys environmental responses, specially in the energetic and learning-dependent coleoids. The ever-intriguing camouflage talents of octopus and cuttlefish are highlighted, along bioluminescence, navigation and different elements of visible and cognitive competence. protecting the variety of cognitive functionality, this article underscores the significance of the cephalopods in the box of comparative cognition quite often. it will likely be hugely priceless for researchers, graduates and senior undergraduate students.

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