All in the head? Brains adapt to support new species

All in the head? Brains adapt to support new species

All in the head? Brains adapt to support new species

Scientists studying forest dwelling butterflies in Central and South America have discovered that changes in the way animals perceive and process information from their environment can support the emergence of new species. The study led by the University of Bristol, and published today [9 February] in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), has implications for how new species might evolve and the underappreciated role of changes in the brain.
All in the head? Brains adapt to support new species