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  • n. Plural form of neocortex.


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  • Rats have very small brains and almost nonexistent neocortexes, so it is no wonder that these animals don't realize they can get food for free.

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  • Kabutihang-palad, ang aming neocortexes ay natagpuan malayo upang maiwasan ang mga likas na paraan ng pag-aayos ng aming mga disenyo at maaari namin pull sa sobrang molars. »2,006» Abril

  • In any case, given that other primates don't develop Alzheimer's and don't have enormous neocortexes, it is natural to wonder why humans do.

    Old Timer's Disease

  • First, plenty of other animals with miniscule neocortexes, and presumably tiny medial prefrontal cortexes cooperate meercats, Belding's ground squirrels, schooling fish, etc. etc. without having a self-concept, at least as judged by whether they can be estimated to recognize themself in a mirror, a test that is the gold standard for this sort of thing.

    Old Timer's Disease

  • So this week that collection of Mensa neocortexes at the Homeland Security Department — in between browsing senior prom signup sheets to find their next friend with benefits — have decided that they are going to allocate funds for our protection based upon familiar criteria to anyone even casually observing this profligate presidency over the past 5+ years.


  • Primates have neocortexes just like human beings, allowing them greater flexibility in adapting to their environment. » 2005 » November

  • Vampire bats have by far the largest neocortexes of all bats.

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  • If this is the case, however, what is the worth of human beings with damaged or undeveloped neocortexes?

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  • Luckily, our neocortexes have found away to avoid nature’s way of fixing our designs and we can pull the excess molars.

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