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Brainy Walk

Any one using a Windows computer will know some basic features of the system, like My Documents, My Pictures, My Music, and many more...

I would like to share one of the nice feature of this powerful device, comparing it with our real life example. It is the "Recent Documents" which helps us to keep a track of all the recent activities we did, like stored a file, viewed a file, played a song, some movie etc...

Reaching office this morning, I was wondering how God carefully designed our brain, considering the smallest details which help us to remember things, keep track of them, and triggers it to remind us of certain events, that happened in past.

I was walking to office from my Home in Chennai to my Office. It is a 15 minute walk. But in these 15 minutes, my brain observed things which I was discussing the previous day with my roommate.

I was walking casually thinking how to solve some problem in the code, but No sooner I saw some lady, my eyes automatically started scanning her neck to see what she was wearing.(It was actually quite embarrassing for her ;) but I couldn't help)

Well, the previous day my roommate, from Andhra, and I were discussing how can we tell that a women is Tamil or not.

"Just observe the jewellery they wear," he said.

The brain consisting of 100 billion neurons, this was a kind of file that got registered in my brain in some neuron I call "Recent Documents". And automatically (without me, releasing it) it came popping  whenever I saw a lady.

Ofcourse, I got a conclusion that almost all Tamils wore Thick heavy Gold Chain, but I was more excited to know how the brain worked.

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