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The Enchanted Loom

@inproceedings{Jastrow1981TheEL,
  title={The Enchanted Loom},
  author={R. Jastrow},
  year={1981}
}
The evolution of intelligence began with the movement of Crossopterygian fish onto land. The eventual appearance of large dinosaurs eliminated all but the smallest of mammalian creatures, with the survivors forced to move only nocturnally, when enhanced olfactory and aural faculties were favored and involved a larger grey matter/body mass ratio than possessed by the dinosaurs. Additionally, the mammals made comparisons between the inputs of various senses, implying the presence of significant… Expand
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