smith predictor and the cerebellum

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Thu May 8 02:55:14 EST 2003


Thanks for the replies guys. They are very useful to me. I wanted to find
out different viewpoints which I have

Thanks again

Richard


"BilZ0r" <BilZ0r at TAKETHISOUThotmail.com> wrote in message
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>
> > The cerebellum does this with respect to the whole nervous system,
> > not just motor stuff. That this has not been generally recognized
> > results from the way that it's relatively easy to see the impacts of
> > cerebellar deficits within motor functionality,
>
> Um, Id disagree with you there Ken, most people think that the cerebellum
> is involved in a lot more than motor these days. I mean, what is the
> animal with the largest cerebellum per brain size? The Carpet shark.
> Anything special about it? Its got the most sensitive and acurate
> electronic detection system out of any shark.
>
> A lot of people believe that the cerbellum is just a side processor,
> waiting to do any exsisive calculation the brain needs. In humans
> standing errect requires a lot of programming, and hence motor functions
> on the whole are "calculated" in the cerbellum.
>
> As someone whos into there antomy, you'd have to agree that the serial
> units in the cerebellar cortex look like it would suit as a general side
> processor, wouldn't you?





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