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Serge Patlavskiy

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Are cognitive abilities indeed dependent on the number of neurons? Is mental (not social) development indeed dependent on thermal cooking?

Are cognitive abilities indeed dependent on the number of neurons? Is mental (not social) development of humans and other organisms indeed dependent on what they eat? Let us discuss these questions in more details.

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    Dec 19 2013: Serge, I think it would be really helpful if you sent an email to Contact@ted.com explaining your concerns about this Talk...
    I just did this.
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      Dec 20 2013: Suzana's talk has to be assessed on whether the ideas she presents therein indeed worth spreading. There would be no problems if she stated: "As my long-term investigations show, and what is replicated in other research laboratories too, the cognitive abilities are directly dependent on the number of neurons, and on nothing else. Moreover, as it is very well proven and is now commonly accepted, an ape has better cognitive abilities than a cow."

      But, instead of this, she just spreads misconceptions. Misconceptions are not what is worth to be spreading.

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