New Scientist Piece Reviewed:Limit to Brain Size
Lee Kent Hempfling
lkh at cei.net
Fri Jan 31 21:27:37 EST 1997
"\"Uncle Al\" Schwartz" <UncleAl0 at ix.netcom.com> enunciated:
>Claudo de Contrecoeur* wrote:
>> >From New Scientist: My comments are not indented.
>> > [P L A N E T S C I E N C E]
>> > End of the road for brain evolution
>> This is quite interesting reading as I often wondered what is the
>> ultimate size a brain could reach and still work properly.
> [huge and merciful snip]
>Start by considering the greasy grey blob of skull pudding filling a
>blue whale's skull. Is that big enough for you?
>Blue whales are herbivores. How much intelligence does it take to
>Rats have brains the size of blueberries. Rats vs whales, my money is
>on the rats.
What bank do you use, we want to make sure the winnings are debited to
the correct account.....;-)
Lee Kent Hempfling...................|lkh at cei.net
Neutronics Technologies Corporation..|West Midlands, UK; Arkansas, USA.
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