Few long-standing questions about neocortex for the attention of who interested:

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> From: kharazia at POBOX2.STANFORD.EDU (Viktor Kharazia)
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> a. What is the function of the neocortex? Why it is so 
prominent in higher
> mammals?
> b. Is there a foundation of the human intelligence in the 
neocortex? If it
> is, where it might be?
> c. Is the anything really unique about cerebral cortex, 
structurally or
> chemically? Something, that can't be found anywhere else.
>  
> I know, there are not going to be any answers but... 
> VK
> 
Read: Neurophilosophy by Patricia S. Churchland
      Decarte's Error by A. R. Damasio
      The Neurological side of Neuropsychology by R. E. Cytowic
      The Computational Brain by Patricia S. Churchland and 
      T. J. Sejnowski.
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