Matthew Patrick Cashatt

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bio website mattcashatt.com
location Seattle, WA
age 35
visits member for 2 years, 6 months
seen Jul 13 at 5:01

I love to code and really enjoy being on Stackoverflow. It has taught me a ton.


Jul
12
revised Is there a correlation between total neurons and intelligence?
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Jul
12
comment Is there a correlation between total neurons and intelligence?
@Cornelius--One other thought--if what the OP says on that post is true, it would seem that mass has no correlation to intelligence and, by extension, maybe neuron count doesn't either. Wonder if that means we all have the capacity to be an Einstein?
Jul
12
comment Is there a correlation between total neurons and intelligence?
@Cornelius--Thanks. I wasn't aware of that subdomain of SE. Although, is it really the same question? It seems like more neurons would equal more brain mass. I truly don't know--not trying to be sarcastic or anything. Thanks again.
Jul
12
asked Is there a correlation between total neurons and intelligence?
May
12
awarded  Popular Question
Nov
26
comment Why have humans evolved much more quickly than other animals?
I think you misunderstood the question--and made several assumptions about my way of thinking at that. The question isn't about consciousness. It is about evolution. A lioness may preserve her cubs to the best of her ability--in the same way as it has been done for a few hundred thousand years, and yet a lion may still come along and eat them. Not once in the course of evolution has it occurred to the lioness to develop, say, rule of law to prevent this. I simply want to know why. I am about the farthest thing from a creationist, by the way--I am asking a question about evolution.
May
12
awarded  Notable Question
Jan
23
awarded  Yearling
Nov
25
awarded  Popular Question
Sep
13
comment Why have humans evolved much more quickly than other animals?
Very interesting!!
Sep
10
awarded  Nice Question
Jun
7
awarded  Commentator
Jun
7
comment How and where, in the human brain, are memories stored?
Thank you once again yamad for your thorough answer on this fascinating subject.
Jun
7
awarded  Nice Question
Feb
26
comment How and where, in the human brain, are memories stored?
Thanks Preece. That clarity is also helpful.
Feb
26
accepted How and where, in the human brain, are memories stored?
Jan
25
comment Why have humans evolved much more quickly than other animals?
@Poshpaws-- Thanks. Cheers.
Jan
25
comment Why have humans evolved much more quickly than other animals?
@Poshpaws--"it seems to me" has been removed. Thanks for leaving the comment.
Jan
25
revised Why have humans evolved much more quickly than other animals?
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Jan
25
comment Why have humans evolved much more quickly than other animals?
@stoicfury-- I have no argument with your point of view or your explanation of concepts. The reason for the down-vote was that a great answer existed already and, judging by the up-votes garnered by that answer, it seems validated. This is how the Stack Exchange sites work. I lose points if I vote your answer down, but it was important that I did so for the sake of ensuring that the most appropriate answer to the question remains at the top. It's nothing personal. I found your insight, quotes, point-of-view, etc interesting, just not a direct answer to the question.