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Why the insect brain is so incredible - Anna Stöckl

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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.

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  • Educator Anna Stöckl
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Director Gal Shkedi
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  • Sound Designer Gal Shkedi
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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