Is flexible behaviour enough for having a mind?

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Staph bacteria are very flexible organisms. Do they have minds of their own?
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Modifiable, fixed and flexible behaviour: what counts as evidence of mental states?
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Flexible behaviour: which organisms have it, and does it imply the existence of mental states?