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Department of Psychology

Nicola S. Clayton (Department of Psychology),  and  on research funded by the Royal Society and the Grass Foundation, found evidence that the cuttlefish memory of specific events does not deteriorate with age. The results were published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B.


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Reference: Schnell, A.K. et al: ‘Episodic-like memory is preserved with age in cuttlefish.’ Proceedings of the Royal Society B, August 2021. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2021.1052


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