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Green brains. Perception and languages in plant intelligence

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Alessandra Viola

Stefano Mancuso, Franco De Pieri, Giardino botanico di Padova


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Are plants intelligent beings? Can they learn? Can they communicate with each other and with animals? Or are they passive beings only capable of mechanical reactions and lacking any sensibility and social behaviour? The idea that vegetable organisms are endowed with intelligence or “spirit”, that they are capable of feeling and reacting to external stimuli and that they sleep and make decisions has been put forward by numerous philosophers and scientists over the centuries.

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