Why bird brains are more brilliant than anyone suspected

Why bird brains are more brilliant than anyone suspected

The secret may lie in a newly-discovered brain structure

Read the research: https://scim.ag/31zQoCR
https://scim.ag/3mdMyY0

Credits

producer
Meagan Cantwell

supervising producer
Joel Goldberg

special thanks
Peter Stern
Sacha Vigneri
Liz Pennisi

research
Stacho et al., Science 2020
DOI: 10.1126/abc5534
Nieder et al., Science 2020
DOI: 10.1126/science.abb1447

video footage
Amalia Bastos
Patrick Wood
Pond5
Videoblock

photo
NICHD/GG Farías and JS Bonifacino

illustrations
Biodiversity Heritage Library/Flickr
British Library/Flickr
Wikipedia

music
“Free Jeans”
by Chris Burns