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Look at these Brains...

Take a close look at all these brains. Are they what you expected to see? What kinds of perceptions do you have about brain structure, brain sizes, the relationship between brains and complex behavior?

human brain
Human
baboon brain
Baboon
monkey brain
Monkey
camel brain
Camel
dolphin brain
Dolphin
kangaroo brain
Kangaroo
cat brain
Cat
raccoon brain
Raccoon
rabbit brain
Rabbit
squirrel brain
Squirrel
frog
Frog

Now that you have looked at these brains, think about ways you can compare them.

Yes! Let's compare them!

I don't know how...

Huh? What does this mean?




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