Study: Dragonflies may show ability to focus like humans

12/27/2012 |

Dragonflies may be capable of selective attention, a trait previously only found in primates and humans, according to research published in the journal Current Biology. Researchers say that by using the insect's ability to screen out various distractions and focus on the key target, they could discover the key to how selective attention works and use the information on intelligent robots.

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