Quoted: Thalia Wheatley on ‘Evolutionary Repurposing’


Dartmouth Now takes note when faculty and other members of the community weigh in on issues of the day. Here is today’s “Quoted”:

“Our brains have the flexibility to form new combinations of preexisting computations and deploy these computations rapidly and flexibly in new contexts,” says Associate Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences Thalia Wheatley in a Medical Daily story about what she calls the human brain’s talent for “evolutionary repurposing.”

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