Why Are Humans The Only Animals That Brains Shrink As They Age ?

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Dearest Brainologists and those with experience of having a brain,


As a sheepie I of course have a brain. Out of all the  parts of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers enclosed within the skull the brain is my all time fave.


Look, here's a brain inside a skull !


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A brain inside a skull yesterday afternoon.


Apparently, humans are the only  animals whose brains shrink with age !...why’s that then ?

Why does a human brain specifically shrink with age ?




I asked Neda our Bulgarian cleaner and all she did was look at me weirdly and proceed to vacuum the carpet !...so..no luck there !


Can ewe help ?


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Dearest Brainologists and those with experience of having a brain,



That count's me out!
If brains were made of dynamite, I wouldn't have enough to blow my nose.

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If you look at this picture from another thread by beaker you will see that the cartoonist didn't look at a real scan before drawing Homer's median sagittal section - ie if you cut the head in two back to front along the line of the nose (tomographically or messily) you cannot see the eyes or the orbits at all!  Sloppiness - we can forgive the wrong number of fingers, but not central eyes....
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Dearest Brainologists and those with experience of having a brain,



That count's me out!

Me too !....well...actually...i do have two little brains !!....
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If you look at this picture from another thread by beaker you will see that the cartoonist didn't look at a real scan before drawing Homer's median sagittal section - ie if you cut the head in two back to front along the line of the nose (tomographically or messily) you cannot see the eyes or the orbits at all!  Sloppiness - we can forgive the wrong number of fingers, but not central eyes....

Ewe are right....this is unforgivable !....from now on we're just watching Family guy !
Men are the same as women, just inside out !