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Eeek, Snake! Your Brain Has A Special Corner Just For Them
Humans and other primates have really good vision. One scientist thinks that ability evolved in part to help monkeys and humans quickly recognize venomous snakes. When monkeys see photos of snakes, neurons in a specific part of the brain light up. The neurons respond to photos of the reptiles more than to monkey faces.
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013, 7:49am