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Re: Is braincase size _really_ indicative of Intelligence?



> The idea that humans use only "10"% of their brain is an urban myth that
> apparently got its start near the turn of the century, after the first crude
> surveys mapped a small portion of brain function. <snip> Of course, it 
> would be
> absurd to evolve a big brain that takes up 20% of a humans metabolism 
and
> then do nothing with it.

    Thank you for helping to lay that hoary old nonsense to rest. It's been 
bandied about much too long.
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-= Tuck =-
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