Cephalization and Intelligence

kenneth paul collins KPCollins at postoffice.worldnet.att.net
Sat Oct 12 12:35:03 EST 1996

S. Smith / R. Bourgeois wrote:
> Kenneth,
> Thanks for your feedback.  The only counter argument I can propose is that a
> distributed processing system would be favored by organisms that are often
> damaged.  (Oops, lost another piece there..)
> Your argument about reducing fancy through-the-joint type connections is also a
> convincing argument for packing the sensory organs near the main processing
> center.
> I was trying to distinguish "what has to be" from "gee, look at what happened"
> in terms of body plan design.  Thanks for your help.
> Ray


I should have responded to your first post... I =love= Montreal... Cheers, ken collins
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