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Can we speak of plant “intelligence”? Lecture by Francis Hallé

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Date
June 20, 2018
Hours
7 p.m.
Cost
12$
Museum
4101, rue Sherbrooke Est
Montréal, QC Canada
H1X 2B2

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During the past decade, scientists studying plants’ lives have discovered some unexpected and interesting behaviour, including sensitivity, memory, communications and rudimentary dialogues, choices, anticipation, mutual assistance and family solidarity, resilience, decentralized structures and more. So it appears that it may be reasonable to use the word “intelligence,” and many authors are already doing so. Yet the term is so closely associated with humans that it deserves to be discussed and perhaps even redefined.

 


In french only
Tickets available from June 5 for $12

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