Posted by: crisdiaz24 | January 11, 2017

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

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

 

 

  1. Martin Sereno says that the title of his lecture may be a little _____________________.
  1. Martin Sereno will talk about why it is that humans have more __________________ power than animals, in spite of the _______________ between the organization of the human brain and the brains of other primates.
  1. The first thing he will speak about is the organization of _____________________ in primates.
  1. In the Renaissance, scientists thought that the sensory modalities joined at the front of the brain in what was called the _____________________.
  1. Scientists in the Renaissance did not think that _____________________ came from the tissues of the brain. They believed it was kind of airy[1].
  1. Memory was then supposed to be situated in the _____________________ ventricle.
  1. The main part of the brain we study is the _____________________.
  1. The little primitive animals shown on the screen evolved their eyesight for the purpose of _____________________ at night.
  1. The small brain of a tarsier [2]would fit into the _____________________ of a human.
  1. It is not _____________________ or ______________________ that make our brains more powerful.

 

 

 

[1] Airy: made up of or having the character of air; immaterial.

[2] Tarsier: a small, arboreal, nocturnal primate of the genus Tarsius, of Indonesia and the Philippines, having a long thin tail, very large immobile eyes, and prominent pads on the fingers and toes: all populations are dwindling.

 

KEY

 

  1. AMBITIOUS
  2. COGNITIVE – SIMILARITIES
  3. VISUAL AREAS
  4. COMMON SENSE
  5. THOUGHT
  6. DRIEST
  7. CORTEX
  8. EATING BUGS
  9. EYE
  10. SIZE – FOLDS
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