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Eric Cassell (on animal navigation)

At Mind Matters News: Can animal behavior simply be transferred into the genome?

Eric Cassell: I think it’s such a daunting task to try to explain how something is sophisticated as an algorithm, particularly a mathematical type of algorithm, could have evolved in the first place. It has to be in the genome somehow. And then that information that’s in the genome has to be encoded in a neural network when the brain develops, and then it all has to be run, as the animal is performing the behavior. Read More ›