[Neuroscience] Re: Conditioning and phylogenetic order

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Fri Oct 27 08:55:30 EST 2006


"Majid Beshkar" <majid.beshkar from yahoo.com> wrote in message 
news:mailman.232.1161916101.23274.neur-sci from net.bio.net...
> What is the lowest-order animal, in terms of phylogenetic hierarchy, 
> endowed with associative learning (i.e., classical and operant 
> conditioning)? In other words, where in phylogenetic hierarchy does the 
> capability for associative learning arise?
>  Thanks for your reply,
>  Majid Beshkar
>

While you wait for a reply from a certified academic
(who may or might not have, deep down, a defective mind), be ready for that 
it requires an animal with at least 2 neurons. ;-)

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