Why bird brains are more brilliant than anyone suspected.

By Meagan CantwellOct. 22, 2020 , 3:00 PM

Although bird brains are tiny, they’re packed with neurons, especially in areas responsible for higher level thinking. Two studies published last month in Science explore the structure and function of avian brains—revealing they are organized similarly to mammals’ and are capable of conscious thought.

Watch the video above to learn how “bird brain” is becoming an insult of the past.

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