Daniel Wolpert: The Real Reason for Brains

Via TED Talks:

Neuroscientist Daniel Wolpert starts from a surprising premise: the brain evolved, not to think or feel, but to control movement. In this entertaining, data-rich talk he gives us a glimpse into how the brain creates the grace and agility of human motion.

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4 Responses to Daniel Wolpert: The Real Reason for Brains

  1. Anonymous December 1, 2011 at 5:11 am #

    It’s only blindingly obvious to those of us who haven’t made the simple realization.

    Now its hard to see how I didn’t understand before.

  2. Redacted December 1, 2011 at 1:11 am #

    It’s only blindingly obvious to those of us who haven’t made the simple realization.

    Now its hard to see how I didn’t understand before.

    • Simiantongue December 1, 2011 at 11:38 am #

      “Now its hard to see how I didn’t understand before”

      Because you’re working with secondhand wetware maybe? Don’t get flustered though. I hunkered down and digested mine long ago.

  3. Simiantongue December 1, 2011 at 3:38 pm #

    “Now its hard to see how I didn’t understand before”

    Because you’re working with secondhand wetware maybe? Don’t get flustered though. I hunkered down and digested mine long ago.

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