General Discussion Why Do Worms Wriggle Without a Brain?

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Why Do Worms Wriggle Without a Brain?

If you were a curious child you probably played with worms. If you were a slightly cruel one you probably chopped a few in half with a sharp rock and watched the two halves continue to continue to crawl for a while independently, even though one was separated from the worm's brain. Did you take a moment to wonder why that happened? That mystery might have been solved.

Scientists have accepted the theory that the brains of worms and insect larvae act as central pattern generator, that is it...
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