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Dude, Where’s My Frontal Cortex? (2014) (nautil.us)
46 points by dnetesn 32 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 5 comments

Whenever I see articles about brain development, I’m reminded of “virtual nobrainers”:


This is individuals who have 5% of the brain matter that normal individuals have, but seemingly normal IQs...

Interesting article, but there seems to be lots of speculation and folklore built upon a single brain scan of a single individual with an IQ of 126 and presumed to have hydrocephalus.

What blows my mind is the fact that not everyone has an inner voice.

Interesting! Reference?

>that developmental phase of antsy, itchy exploration and creativity that has been evolutionarily enriching. We might not have had that long line of pimply adolescent geniuses who worked away to invent fire, cave-painting, and the wheel.

Reading will power instinct and doing lots of meditation I can relate that I became so apathetic (got sick and spend a month of my summer in hospital and I couldn't even bother, they told my parents to visit psychiatrist and diagnose me with depression but they pulled it of by saying I always been this way) and lost my creativity due to this.

Also I just couldn't stop reading this in Robert sapolsky's voice :-)

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