Our brains have hard wired capacity to categorise living and non-living objects
B.Z. Mahon and others from Italy and USA found from their research that as human beings we are hard-wired in our brain to distingusish living and non-living things. Whether one is blind from birth or sighted, the brain has a capacity even in the absence of visual inputs to separate the caotegories like animals - towards which humans have important emotional responses — from non-living things like tools. This work is published in the Journal Neuron in August 2009.
Welcome to Dr. M. K. Sarma:
A very Happy Welcome to Dr. M.K. Sarma to the Blog. We shall be eagerly looking forward for his knowledgeable contributions and comments.