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Selected Books by Edmund Blair Bolles

  • Galileo's Commandment: 2500 Years of Great Science Writing
  • The Ice Finders: How a Poet, a Professor, and a Politician Discovered the Ice Age
  • Einstein Defiant: Genius vs Genius in the Quantum Revolution

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John Roth

It's an interesting study, however, there are a couple of other pieces.

Some time ago you referenced a study that had a very nice set of pictures showing a connection network in human, chimp and rhesus macque brains, and the way that the complexity and number of connections increased. My takeaway from this is that, if an area responsible for something isn't on that network, then it's not semantically hooked into linguistic abilities.

Then there was another very recent study that was blogged about in the last couple of days which showed that the orbito-frontal cortex (the whole thing, not particular parts) was required to associate patterns through time. I think that pretty much nails all of the higher level patterns which unfold through time.

Unfortunately, I can't locate either of them at the moment. Blame the fact that I don't keep records. Sigh.

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