Press Release: Tuebingen researchers show conscious processes in birds’ brains for the first time

from: 2020, 25 Sep - 10:20

Crows’ brain activity gives rise to subjective perception ‒ publication in the journal Science

By measuring brain signals, a neuroscience research group at the Uni-versity of Tübingen has demonstrated for the first time that corvid song-birds possess subjective experience. Simultaneously recording behavior and brain activity enabled the group headed by Professor Andreas Nieder to show that crows are capable of consciously perceiving sensory input.

Press release can be found here

  • Werner Reichardt Centre for Integrative Neuroscience
Reseach Group: Animal Physiology
Contact: Prof. Dr. Andreas Nieder