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Nov15-12, 03:25 PM
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I also find surprising the fact that all animals require many different type of ions such as sodium, potassium and calcium for their brain to function. I would not have thought that bees, ants for example or snails would have needed them.
It's because our common ancestor had already evolved these systems, you might like to read the following publication: Big ideas for small brains: what can psychiatry learn from worms, flies, bees and fish?