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Excerpts – part 2

evo-devo The most primitive part of the forebrain, which MacLean referred to as the “reptile brain,” includes structures that, according to him, provided the neural substrates for species-typical ritual or instinctive behavior, and basic homeostatic functions like breathing. Anatomically, you … Continue reading

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One of the arguments in favor of analog audio, LPs, and vacuum tubes, is that an analog signal is closer to the real continuous acoustic waveform; that analog is a perfectly smooth wave, just like sound in air. Digital, in … Continue reading

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