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Welcome to the Venus fly trap and your brain. Anna from Gross Science and I got a bunch of carnivorous plants and chat about them.

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BrainCraft is created by Vanessa Hill and brought to you by PBS Digital Studios. Talking psychology, neuroscience & why we act the way we do.

Writing, Editing and Animation by Vanessa Hill
Sound design by Joel Werner http://joelwerner.com

Volkov, A. G., Adesina, T., & Jovanov, E. (2007). Closing of Venus flytrap by electrical stimulation of motor cells. Plant signaling & behavior, 2(3), 139-145. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2634039/

Volkov, A. G., Adesina, T., & Jovanov, E. (2008). Charge induced closing of Dionaea muscipula Ellis trap. Bioelectrochemistry, 74(1), 16-21. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18400564

Volkov, A. G., Carrell, H., Baldwin, A., & Markin, V. S. (2009). Electrical memory in Venus flytrap. Bioelectrochemistry, 75(2), 142-147. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19356999



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