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Old 09-15-2019, 09:57 AM
 
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Anybody happen to know if there is any evidence or signs or theories or hypothesis about when memory first evolved?

I remember seeing some nature documentary or other about early life, about the time when large, multicellular life likely first started coming onto land en masse, or somewhat earlier, that talked about a certain type of early fish developing memory. I forgot what its name was.

I'm trying to write a rather lengthy poem about evolution personified, and this would be a useful part of it to know, or know hypothesis about.
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Old 09-15-2019, 12:12 PM
 
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Anybody happen to know if there is any evidence or signs or theories or hypothesis about when memory first evolved?

I remember seeing some nature documentary or other about early life, about the time when large, multicellular life likely first started coming onto land en masse, or somewhat earlier, that talked about a certain type of early fish developing memory. I forgot what its name was.

I'm trying to write a rather lengthy poem about evolution personified, and this would be a useful part of it to know, or know hypothesis about.
Paramecia are single celled organisms which belong to the ciliate phylum and have a memory of sorts. But no single cell organism is capable of any true, long lasting memory. For that, multicellular life had to develop. You may find this article on brain evolution from multicellular to mammalian life helpful.

https://www.cfa.harvard.edu/~ejchais...fr_1_bio7.html
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Old 09-15-2019, 02:35 PM
 
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Paramecia are single celled organisms which belong to the ciliate phylum and have a memory of sorts. But no single cell organism is capable of any true, long lasting memory. For that, multicellular life had to develop. You may find this article on brain evolution from multicellular to mammalian life helpful.

https://www.cfa.harvard.edu/~ejchais...fr_1_bio7.html
Thanks a lot. This was just the sort of information I was looking for.

That's quite interesting about the paramecia. I hadn't been searching for that sort of info., but I'm glad I saw it. I hadn't considered single-celled organisms having what might be called varying degrees of cleverness before. I don't know why. I guess the concept just kind of slipped past my mind.
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Old 09-15-2019, 03:53 PM
 
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Thanks a lot. This was just the sort of information I was looking for.

That's quite interesting about the paramecia. I hadn't been searching for that sort of info., but I'm glad I saw it. I hadn't considered single-celled organisms having what might be called varying degrees of cleverness before. I don't know why. I guess the concept just kind of slipped past my mind.
You're welcome. I'm glad I could help.
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Old Today, 10:35 AM
 
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Exposure outside of mind are other variables. Nutrition(What people eat, drink, take in, and consume), Natural Tablets Or Pharmaceuticals(Including various Vitamins Minerals Capsules, Melatonin Pills, Any Other), Hygiene (Very annoyed with these things, including those bottles with chemicals that people have to put in their hair, or the very strangely abundant millions to billions to trillions of Germs at any surface), and anyone's own Sleeping Habits.

Sophistication of these forms are vastly improving from ancient to modern eras. Positively altering memory, and life expectancy(Well, up to a certain point from 30 to 40 to even 75/85. Feasibly able to reach 115 to 130 with too much careful monitoring).

And memory is short or long term. In Visuals, Words, Sensations, Occupational, Socializing, Experience). Over or under performing according to these degrees of separation.
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