On Tue, 21 Dec 2010 22:49:03 +0100, evaporation from live.co.uk wrote:
>At page 320 of Nieuwenhuys, Voogd and van Huijzens (2008) The Human
>Central Nervous System I found the word gaudiception, but google only
>returns the very same book as where I found it in. What word did they
>have in mind and what does it mean? This is its context: The
>spinothalamic component of the anterolateral funiculus, known to form
>part of the circuitry concerned with perception of temperature, touch,
>and pain, is most probably also involved in gaudiception.
That is undoubtedly the sense that will eventually be responsible for
appreciating the Sagrada Familia cathedral in Barcelona. I think
evolution is holding off on the details of that specialized sense
until the cathedral ever gets finished.
(Sorry, I couldn't help myself. But that is the only thing that comes