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How Many Neurons Are There by Eukaryote – “We estimate that there are between about 10^24 neurons on earth, with about an order of magnitude uncertainty. Most of these are from insects, with significant contributions from nematodes and fish. For insects, we multiplied the apparent number of insects on earth by the number of neurons in a small insect, the fruit fly. Most other classes of animal contribute 10^22 neurons at most, and so are unlikely to change the final analysis.”


Author: deluks917

Software Engineer in New York City. Admin of the SlateStarcodex discord. Math PHD drop out.

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