Posted by: crisdiaz24 | October 10, 2011

THE ORIGIN OF THE HUMAN MIND. BRAIN IMAGING AND EVOLUTION.

THE ORIGIN OF THE HUMAN MIND. BRAIN IMAGING AND EVOLUTION.

  1. Martin Sereno says that the title of his lecture may be a little _____________________.

2. Martin wants to talk about why it is that humans have more cognitive power than animals, despite the fact that the _____________________ of the _____________________ is similar to other primates’.

3. He will start off talking about the _____________________ in primates.

4. In the Renaissance, scientists thought that the sensory modalities joined at the front of the brain in what was called the _____________________.

5. Scientists in the Renaissance did not think that _____________________ came from the tissues of the brain. They believed it was kind of airy.

6. Memory was then supposed to be in the _____________________ ventricle.

7. The main part of the brain we study is the _____________________.

8. The little primitive animals shown on the screen evolved their eyesight for the purpose of _____________________.

9. The small brain of a tarsier would fit in the _____________________ of a human.

10. It is not _____________________ or ______________________ that make our brains more powerful.

 

 

VOCABULARY

To put it in a nutshell: using as few words as possible.
killer whale: a small black-and-white whale that eats large fish and other sea animals.
Conundrum:  a problem that is difficult to deal with.

KEY

1. AMBITIOUS

2. ORGANIZATION – HUMAN BRAIN

3. (ORGANIZATION OF) VISUAL AREAS

4. COMMON SENSE

5. THOUGHT

6. DRIEST

7. CORTEX

8. EATING BUGS AT NIGHT

9. EYE

10. SIZE – FOLDS


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