What is a Rat's brain composed of?

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What is a Rat's brain composed of?

Post by handbanana » Thu Oct 18, 2007 5:00 pm

Is it similar to the humans' brain?

what are some adaptations in the rat's nervous system that allows it to survive better?

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Post by MrMistery » Thu Oct 18, 2007 7:21 pm

not very similar with a human brain. the only thing I know about a rat's brain is that it disproved the belief that the number of circumvolutions is directly proportional to the intelligence of the animal. the rat has few circumvolutions, but is rather intelligent
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Post by Dustfinger » Fri Oct 19, 2007 10:54 am

The proportions of the different parts of the brain are rather different, I think.
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