Do Honeybees Have Brains?

Image: Photo of honeybee brain.

Yes. Although not as complex as human brains, bee brains appear to respond to the coordinated action of brain genes.

Honeybee brain.

Photo: Zachary Huang, http://cyberbee.msu.edu/

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Long Description: Question: Can honeybees consciously “think” or plan their futures? Answer: No evidence exists that bees are “conscious” or can think about the future.

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