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Daniel Wolpert: The real reason for brains

Video   May 11, 2018 | TED Talks on YouTube

 

In this TED Talk Cambridge Neuroscientist Prof. Daniel Wolpert starts from a surprising premise: the brain evolved, not to think or feel, but to control movement. In this entertaining, data-rich talk he gives us a glimpse into how the brain creates the grace and agility of human motion.


 
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