[ExI] no brain, no pain
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
> 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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