Neurons, dendrites, axons, and calculating chemicals
The brain works in strange ways. Einstein’s inferior parietal lobe was 15% larger that yours or mine. That made him a genius. A construction worker named Phineas Gage had part of his brain destroyed in a blasting accident. That made him grouchy. How are we to explain this?
Music: Scriabin, Opus 2 No. 1, Etude in C-Sharp Minor, Vadim Chaimovich pianist
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