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The human brain is one of the most sophisticated organs in the world, a supercomputer made of billions of neurons that control all of our senses, thoughts, and actions. But there was something Charles Darwin found even more impressive: the brain of an ant, which he called “one of the most marvelous atoms of matter in the world.” Anna Stöckl takes us inside the tiny but mighty insect brain.

Lesson by Anna Stöckl, animation by Studio Gal Shkedi.

Tagged under: Anna Stöckl,Studio Gal Shkedi,Brains Insects,Brain size,Bugs,Darwin,Carl Linnaeus,convergent evolution,TED,TED Ed,TED-Ed,Ted Education,bug brain,insect brain

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