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Science Fact or Science Fiction: Brain Edition!

By Vadim Newquist Jan 21, 2014

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FICTION! (It weighed over ten percent LESS. The density of neurons, however, was far greater than average)

Activity levels in the pre-frontal cortex and strength of neural pathways are thought to be determining factors in what makes some brains smarter than others.

Science fact or science fiction?

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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