Re: Ordinary Old Brains Go "Awry"

From: Zero Powers (
Date: Mon May 08 2000 - 18:07:02 MDT

>From: Robin Hanson <>

>>Old people tend to have worse eyesight. But, as Audie Leventhal and
>>co-workers, of the University of Utah, have discovered, this isn't
>>necessarily because they have worse eyes. It could be because their
>>image-analysis software has gone awry.


>>Full text:
>This is disturbing; it suggests that ordinary brains get worse as
>they get older. It's not that they stay fine and the body they
>run gets worse.

Me thinks it may be time to reconsider that "Can I kill the original?"


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