Plants don't think, they grow: The case against plant consciousness



July 3, 2019

If a tree falls, and no one's there to hear it, does it feel pain and loneliness? No, experts argue in an opinion article publishing on July 3rd in the journal Trends in Plant Science. They draw this conclusion from the research of Todd Feinberg and Jon Mallatt, which explores the evolution of consciousness through comparative studies of simple and complex animal brains.

https://phys.org/news/2019-07-dont-c...ciousness.html