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Occipital

occipital

(Science: anatomy) Of or pertaining to the occiput, or back part of the head, or to the occipital bone.

(Science: anatomy) Occipital bone, the point of the occiput in the mesial plane farthest from the ophryon.

Origin: Cf. F. Occipital.

(Science: anatomy) The occipital bone.


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... Science, showed that the younger infants use only the frontal part of the brain for the task. By nine months, babies also recruit the occipital-temporal region, where recognition happens in adults. " http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-babies-see-race/ Babies react to ...

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by Seth90210
Sun Jan 26, 2014 1:46 am
 
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Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... Science, showed that the younger infants use only the frontal part of the brain for the task. By nine months, babies also recruit the occipital-temporal region, where recognition happens in adults. " http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-babies-see-race/

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by GrowingAtrophy
Sun Jan 26, 2014 12:52 am
 
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by mkshawty
Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:30 pm
 
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Old bone

mammal's occipital condyle!?!? who would have thought, but your friend is a some kind of specialist and I'm ready to agree interesting case anyway

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Mon Aug 01, 2011 1:36 pm
 
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by tomkkk
Wed Sep 29, 2010 2:37 pm
 
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