NOVA "Secret Mind of Slime"

Slime mold. Credit: © Hauteville Productions, ARTE France and CNRS Images
Slime mold. Credit: © Hauteville Productions, ARTE France and CNRS Images

Secret Mind of Slime

Scientists investigate the bizarre "intelligence" of slime molds, which appear to learn and make decisions -- without a brain. These cunning, single-celled blobs can navigate mazes and create efficient networks. Can they also redefine cognition?

Rating: 
TVPG
Length: 
56 minutes
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