When it comes to trans-brains, humans aren’t the only ones

Experimental zoologist and philosopher Peter Godfrey-Smith has shown that, in octopi, the brain is everywhere, including but not limited to the arms.  HT: Three Quarks Daily, the blog for the e-intelligentsia.

Godfrey-Smith isn’t the only neurophilosopher to endorse my thesis. John Loftus did so here.

If you want to explore the full public record on this, see my initial publication here, and my discussion of the NYT study here. I give some crucial historical perspective here.

UPDATE: I have joined Google+! See my profile here.