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Do you real­ly need a brain to sense the world around you? To remem­ber? Or even learn? Jad and Robert, they are split on this one. Today, Robert drags Jad along on a parade for the sur­pris­ing feats of brain­less plants. Along with a home-inspec­tion duo, a sci­ence writer, and some enter­pris­ing sci­en­tists at Prince­ton Uni­ver­si­ty, we turn our brain-cen­tered world­view on its head through a series of clever exper­i­ments that show plants doing things we nev­er would’ve imag­ined. Can Robert get Jad to join the march?