brain sizes: Einstein's and women's
insomniac at winterslight.org
Wed Jul 17 00:32:40 EST 2002
"John Knight" <johnknight at usa.com> wrote in message
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> > > Chronos wrote:
> > >
> > > >Shadow Dancer wrote:
> > >
> > > >> It is now a generally accepted belief that the smaller gross weight
> > > of the
> > > >> female brain has no significance other than that of the smaller
> > > average size
> > > >> of the female.
> > > >
> > > >Does this mean the fatter a chick gets, the dumber she gets?
> > >
> > > I think what they're trying to say here is that women have a skeletal
> > > structure that is generally smaller in proportion to a man's. A
> > > smaller skull would obviously have to contain a smaller brain,
> > > although the structures may also be proportionately smaller.
> > >
> > > However, there are more factors to consider than brain weight itself:
> > > brain folding and convolutions; neural complexity; neural connections;
> > > types of brain cells; size and complexity of the different brain
> > > structures governing behavior; etc.
> > >
> > > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > Addendum: here's an additional link of interest showing that brain
> > mass is not necessarily the ultimate indicator of intelligence:
> > http://members.tripod.com/Dolphinity/intelligencebrain.htm
> > The Dolphin Brain
> > Dolphins have very large and folded brains, which (besides the large
> > body mass) suggest exceptional intellectual capacity. According to
> > brain researcher Pilleri, it can be called into question whether or
> > not the brains of Homo Sapiens(human) are the highest in the rankings.
> > Dolphins are easily trained and they learn exceptionally fast.
> > However, recent research has shown that the amount of braincells found
> > in dolphins is comparatively small. Scientists are coming to the
> > conclusion that the dolphin is probably less intelligent than once
> > thought. Humans have many more braincells and can therefore learn and
> > think a lot quicker.
> > [...]
> It's doubtul that we can learn anything by comparing human brains to
> of other species. The fact that dolphins have such a low brain cell count
> may explain why dolphins don't dance or do arithmetic, but so what?
> There's obviously something very unique about human brain design, all the
> way from Sub-Saharan African Negroids to East Asians, that no other
> benefits from. The fact that all humans can participate in GRE, but no
> other species can, means that it was possible to quantify the differential
> in the specifications of human brains.
> All of the techniques that feminazis have used to attempt to obscure these
> simple facts are understandable, because the conclusions are inevitible:
> their underlying religion of "gender equality" has been decimated.
> You would think that gorillas would have large brains, since they're so
> large, but their brains are less than one quarter the size of humans. Not
> even they're worth including in the comparison, though, because gorillas
> don't take the GRE, and even if they did, they would be so far off the
> that it wouldn't enhance the correlation at all.
> John Knight
I am still waiting for you to quote sources that do not exist on your own
Where are they?
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