titanothere


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titanothere

[tī′tan·ə‚thir]
(paleontology)
Any member of the family Brontotheriidae.
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(6) Noting correctly from geometrical considerations that an increase in the volume of the brain will result in the proportionate increase in the number of neurons but in a disproportionately lower increase of connections, and thus will result in a corruption of the higher mental functions, [Weiner]he concludes with detachment that 'the human brain may be as far along on its road to destructive specialization as the great nose horns of the last of the titanotheres' (Von Foerster, 1995, p.
Noting correctly from geometrical considerations that an increase in the volume of the brain will result in the proportionate increase in the number of neurons but in a disproportionately lower increase of connections, and thus will result in a corruption of the higher mental functions, [Weiner] concludes with detachment that 'the human brain may be as far along on its road to destructive specialization as the great nose horns of the last of the titanotheres'" (Von Foerster, 1995, p 6).