who are you calling a dim bulb?

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Jonah Lehrer at Science Blogs wrote something that increased my energy consumption just a little bit:

...computational efficiency is the single most astonishing fact of the mammalian brain. Here you are, reading these words, daydreaming about lunch, processing the richness of reality, thinking about tomorrow, and your brain requires less energy than a low wattage lightbulb. Evolution is an impressive engineer.


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