The experiment shows goldfish have the cognitive ability to learn a complex task in an environment completely unlike the one they evolved in, the study’s author says. Photo: Shutterstock
The experiment shows goldfish have the cognitive ability to learn a complex task in an environment completely unlike the one they evolved in, the study’s author says. Photo: Shutterstock
Animals

Scientists teach goldfish how to drive ‘fish-operated vehicle’

  • Six subjects were put in a fish tank on wheels and rewarded with food if they managed to steer it to a target location
  • The Israeli researchers said it was ‘challenging at first’, but the goldfish were all successful after a few days of training

Topic |   Animals
The experiment shows goldfish have the cognitive ability to learn a complex task in an environment completely unlike the one they evolved in, the study’s author says. Photo: Shutterstock
The experiment shows goldfish have the cognitive ability to learn a complex task in an environment completely unlike the one they evolved in, the study’s author says. Photo: Shutterstock
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