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TED Talks: Season 2018

2018x176 Greg Gage: How a dragonfly's brain is designed to kill
TV-PG

  • 2018-06-11T05:00:00+01:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Dragonflies can catch prey with near perfect accuracy, the best among all predators. But how does something with so few neurons achieve such prowess? Our intrepid neuroscientists explore how a dragonfly unerringly locks onto its preys and captures it within milliseconds using just sensors and a fake fly.

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