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Split brain

split brain

A brain in which the corpus callosum and usually the anterior and posterior commissures have been sectioned; usually to treat certain refractory epilepsies.

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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... at Homo sapiens and Neanderthals we see the beginnings of a genetic split about a half million years ago after at least 1 million years of separation. ... hearts or spleens, so why would any population of humans have superior brains? Can you identify a single credible neurologist or neurosurgeon ...

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by Seth90210
Sun Feb 16, 2014 9:35 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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experiences occur separately?

Many of you probably know of the split-brain studies on people who had commissurotomy through the corpus callosum, and many of you have probably ...

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by wildfunguy
Mon Sep 30, 2013 7:15 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: experiences occur separately?
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Bio Research Paper Writing

... to immune senescence and how do they affect aging as a whole?" We split the essay into parts and we brought it together yesterday: Problem ... neurofibilary tangles. Studies have shown that microgial cells in the brain attempt to engulf the build up of amyloid but is eventually overwhelmed. ...

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by NathanielZhu
Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bio Research Paper Writing
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Elephant: The First Primate?

... our two species diverged. It may be the case that some monkey species split off from the elephant without ever crossing evolutionary paths with ... like us. They play, they learn, they morn, they remember. The elephant brain is larger than ours, however, and it appears to be more complex. We ...

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by Kully
Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:15 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Elephant: The First Primate?
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... realize that you just turned the human into a vegetable by removing its brain? This mutation of a lack of a brain or the the lack of half of a brain ... a beneficial adaptation in the environment? For a creature that has a split lifestyle...first with mobility, then later settling in a spot and ...

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by Crucible
Wed Oct 12, 2011 9:19 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Digestive System Evolution
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