Re: Diamond, Miller, Gould, Darwin: positive feedback loops

From: KPJ (
Date: Thu Jun 29 2000 - 03:48:42 MDT

It appears as if <> wrote:
|Of course, when I think of elephants, the size of their _brain_ isn't the
|first thing I think of... I assume you mean elephants and whales have high
|brain-body ratios; their having large brains is in of itself uninteresting, as
|they have large bodies to control. But then the next question to ask is what
|are those species doing with the extra brain matter?

Elephants apparently use more of their brain for memory than other mammals.

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