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Plural of cortex.

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Evolutionary advantage of seeing 'upright'

... the vestibular sense. This "integration" process happens in the angular gyrus, a part of your brain located between the visual and motor cortices. You only assume your vision is upright because under normal circumstances all your senses are in agreement with your intuitive notion of what ...

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by EmperorSunshine
Mon May 21, 2012 11:48 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolutionary advantage of seeing 'upright'
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Re: what causes enlarged small-groups to break up?

... aspects that also affect the final outcome. Quite clearly, wildebeest living in herds of thousands of animals cannot have that much bigger social cortices in their brains that, say, lions do. I will see if I can find more detailed information about this theory because, admittedly, what I just ...

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by biohazard
Thu Oct 13, 2011 9:45 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: what causes enlarged small-groups to break up?
Replies: 6
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