Scientists discover addition of new brain cells in highest brain area

Devil's Advocate removeallbut.fellin.onthisside at one.net.au
Wed Oct 20 04:45:29 EST 1999


ken collins <kckpaulc at aol.comABCXYZ> wrote in message
> snip
> the existence of the 'gyri' and 'sulci' make possible minimized circuit
lengths
> within, and among, various cortical loci... which is all very-important
with
> respect to optimization of nervous system function with respect to
survival...
> shorter circuit lengths reduce activation latencies, and, thus, action and
> reaction 'times', all the while, minimizing energy 'consumption'
snip
> K. P. Collins

What are you saying?! If you are "insinuating correctly" about the anatomy
of the wiring of the cortex, then I have been utterly ignorant -- again!
Except that this time I would like it *if* I have been ignorant in respect
of what you are implying.

Peter





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