Brain Evolution

Evolution of the Brain

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Numbers indicate Brodmann’s areas BC: Brodmann’s cap LA: lambdoid suture In humans, evolutionary expansion of the inferior prefrontal cortex (IPF) resulted in a shift of the pci toward the posterior side of CO (red arrowheads). Concomitant expansion of the parietal bone resulted in anterior shift (blue arrowheads) of the apical portion of CO. In humans, …

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The Function of Dreams

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They maintain that dreams, rather than merely repeating the events of the day to cement them into long-term storage, allow our brains to freely explore memories that have been filed away over time, extracting information and developing a narrative based on associations.

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