COG SCI: how brains allocate space

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Wed Mar 28 2001 - 15:15:25 MST

brain: Mole nose its own sense
Touch and go: the sensitive snout of the star-nosed mole.
"It's a biological novelty," says Ken Catania of his favourite organ, the
incredibly touch-sensitive snout of the star-nosed mole. Now research from his
lab shows that nerves from the nose fight for extra space in the brain1. The
findings could help us to understand how our brains allocate space to the

Stay hungry,

--J. R.

Useless hypotheses:
 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia

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