the liver and the brain

dan michaels feedbackdroids at
Wed Sep 1 20:58:10 EST 2004

r norman <rsn_ at> wrote in message news:<p81cj0dpssidqvd146ckens4c5hss9t0tb at>...

> The evidence is quite clear.  There is good, hard experimental data to
> prove that genetically determined motor pattern generating circuits do
> exist in mammals in general and humans in particular.  There is also
> good, hard experimental data to prove that experience and synaptic
> modification is usually necessary to make these circuits function
> appropriately to produce useful, responsive, and adaptive behavior in
> the functioning organism.

Thanks for all the references. It'll take a while to get through them.
Your summary doesn't help much, however, as it doesn't distinquish
between ungulates which run within minutes of being born as compared
to humans which take a year or so to make it to pokey walking. Off to
the abstracts.

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