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It is alive but empty, with a cavernous fluid-filled space where the brain should be. A thin layer of brain tissue lines that cavity like an amniotic sac. The image hails from a 1980 review article in Science: Roger Lewin, the author, reports that the patient in question had “virtually no brain”. Bu…

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Hasnain says:

"What scared me was the fact that this virtually brain-free patient had an IQ of 126."

This is an extremely interesting article. It seems most of the brain might be redundant, and simplifying it still keeps the IQ around.

Posted on 2015-12-30T06:54:56+0000