When it comes to smarts, fish get a bad rap. If you've ever seen Disney's Finding Nemo, you'll remember the forgetful blue tang fish, Dory. Defamation, we say! It's a common myth that goldfish have poor memories, but mounting evidence suggests that they have rather good memories and can even be trained, much like dogs.
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Humans may have inherited our link between gesturing and vocalizing from fish. 00:27
Blind children have been observed gesturing while they speak. 01:26
One study found that children who learned math from someone gesturing performed better on tests than those who didn't. 02:05
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