[ExI] no brain, no pain

Lee Corbin lcorbin at rawbw.com
Sun Jul 22 05:42:36 UTC 2007

Damien posted the article (with some paragraphs deleted by me)

> WASHINGTON: A man with an unusually tiny brain managed to live an 
> entirely normal life despite his condition, caused by a fluid 
> ...
> "He was a married father of two children, and worked as a civil 
> servant,"...
> So the researchers did brain scans and were astonished to see 
> "massive enlargement" of the lateral ventricles -- usually tiny 
> chambers that hold the cerebrospinal fluid that cushions the brain. 
> Intelligence tests showed the man had an IQ of 75, below the average 
> score of 100 but not considered mentally retarded or disabled.

If this is average for civil servants, it could explain a lot!


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