Mar 3, 2021

Quick-learning cuttlefish pass ‘the marshmallow test’

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Do you remember the test about self control? It’s the test where you get more if you are patient and don’t eat the marshmallow at once. The cuttlefish just passed it. 😃

Much like the popular TikTok challenge where kids resist eating snacks, cuttlefish can do the same! Cuttlefish can delay gratification—wait for a better meal rather than be tempted by the one at hand—and those that can wait longest also do better in a learning test, scientists have discovered.

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