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Not jesting: humans really do have "bird brains"

The term "bird brain" could be accurate for humans after all, as researchers reveal that the human brain has similar wiring to that of a bird, according to a study published in the journal Frontiers In Computational Neuroscience. Researchers from Imperial College London in the UK have developed the first brain map of a typical bird. The map shows how different regions of the brain are connected in order to process information. To create the map, the research team analyzed 34 studies of the anatomy of a pigeon's brain. They focused on the area of "hub nodes...

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