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...the "purely" cognitive functioning brain nuclei seems restricted to Broadmann's Area 10 -- the least understood part of the brain.

Probably why it's considered the seat of human: we know bugger-all about what it does.


In my opinion, we're going to find out cognition, like everything else, has more than one nuclei involved with our "higher cognitive functions" being a Emergent Phenomenon from, in this case, our existence as a mutually interacting and supporting social species.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Fri Aug 26th, 2011 at 11:20:03 PM EST
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