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What can animal models tell us, if anything, about human wisdom?
Animal models are powerful and profitable tools for understanding both basic biological processes (such as transcription and translation) as well as much more complex ones, such as cancer origination and progression, organ development, and immune processes

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  • Mon, Aug 3 2009 1:28 PM

    Joy Wattawa

    Animal models are powerful and profitable tools for understanding both basic biological processes (such as transcription and translation) as well as much more complex ones, such as cancer origination and progression, organ development, and immune processes
  • Thu, Aug 6 2009 8:09 AM

    Eddy Nahmias

    Neil, thanks for the interesting post. How would the analogy between the ants and humans work if we instead considered individual ants the analogue of, say, neurons, and the ant colony as an individual human (e.g., the way Douglas Hofstandter does in
  • Tue, Aug 25 2009 1:37 PM

    Valerie Tiberius

    Neil's post reminded me of the paradox of choice literature. Eddy makes a good point about the particular case Neil discusses (of the car preferences), but isn't there some good evidence that people make worse choices when confronted with many