Measure of sentience across the animal kingdom

Published: 31/01/2018
Measure of sentience across the animal kingdom
Source: PSYCHOLOGY.STACKEXCHANGE.COM

I realize this is quite difficult but if we wanted to estimate the degree of sentience for a particular species what would be the best proxy in the brain? Would it be the number of cortical neurons or perhaps synapses? Also, what if we focus only on things like capacity for pain and suffering rather than sentience in general?

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