Talkers Are Leaders, DNA Evidence Myth, Thinking Sans Brain

Curiosity Daily

30-08-2021 • 13 mins

Learn about a key trait in group leaders; why DNA evidence is overrated; and a brainless slime mold that can “think.”

The "babble hypothesis" of leadership says people who talk more are seen as leaders by Steffie Drucker

Contrary To Popular Belief, DNA Evidence Is Far From Perfect by Ashley Hamer

There's a brainless slime mold that can do things often associated with thinking by Cameron Duke

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