Volume 144, Number 8
October 30, 2009
Linden presents paradox: human brain evolved and primitive
By Sara Jenks
The human brain is certainly different than the rest of the animal kingdom--but humans are the weird ones, said David Linden's in his talk entitled "Love, Sex and Brain Evolution."
The professor of neuroscience from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine illustrated his point with human's unique approach to mating. Linden used blunt humor to emphasize his point asking the audience, "What is your cat thinking about while you are having sex? He thinks you are crazy."(read more)