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Can plants think?

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Have you ever thought about how complex plants are? Can they actually think like we do? Watch this asapScience video and learn how plants think.

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Now that we know the basics of plant thinking, let's look more closely at some of the ways they've adapted their interactions to benefit their survival. Read this article by Denyse O' Leary on plant thinking.While the argument about plant complexity is practically non-existant, their ability to "think" in terms of human and animal thinking is a hot topic debate. Read the article over the debate on whether plants actually think or are just evolving for species survival.
Whether you believe plants can think or not, you now know many of the complexities that exist in the plant world. Those complex systems and how they benefit all the plants can be a model for human interactions and survival.

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