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Electrical experiments with plants that count and communicate | Greg Gage

https://download.ted.com/talks/GregGage_2017U-480p.mp4?apikey=172BB350-0008Neuroscientist Greg Gage takes sophisticated equipment used to study the brain out of graduate-level labs and brings them to middle- and high-school classrooms (and, sometimes, to the TED stage.) Prepare to be amazed as he hooks up the Mimosa pudica, a plant whose leaves close when touched, and the Venus flytrap to an EKG to show us how plants use electrical signals to convey information, prompt movement and even count.