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Re: The Brain

Rod Bartlett wrote:
> I grew up with the notion that dinosaurs were supposed to be stupid, for
> example Diplodocus had a small head , and a small brain. Since humans only
> use what 10 or 15 % of our brains true potential, if Diplodocus used 100% 
> of it's puny brain... well, that would be about 50% more than us. Don't 
> get me wrong, I'm not suggesting that Dinosaurs were intellectuals or 
> inventers of the finger puzzle.

Keep in mind that humans only use about 7-9% of their brain *at one
time*.  We use it all in some way or other, at some time or other;
there's no way such an energetically expensive organ would just sit
around and do nothing.