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The folds in our brains represent intelligence

By unknown | Mar 19, 2008 | COMMENTS [ 0 ]

Why do brains have folds in them?

The folds maximise the surface area of the brain cortex. Less intelligent animals, such as rats, have smooth brains. Much of the work that our brains do is performed by the top few layers of cells.

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