Do You Have More Self-Control Than a Cuttlefish?

Good things come to those who wait—especially for the cuttlefish hanging out with Alexandra Schnell, a comparative psychologist at the University of Cambridge in England. For the past decade, Schnell has been digging into cephalopod behavior and cognition by giving them tests traditionally used to measure brain power in primates and other vertebrates. And the squishy creatures are performing remarkably well. In fact, a new study suggests that cuttlefish—which aren’t fish at all, but cousins of octopuses and squid—can display self-control. ….[READ]