Unser Bewusstsein verdankt sich den Schlangen Veröffentlicht am 14. Juni 201929. Dezember 2020 by Martin Did Snakes Help Build the Primate Brain?The sinuous shape triggers a primal jolt of recognition: snake! A new study of the monkey brain suggests that primates are uniquely adapted to recognize the features of this slithering threat and react in a flash. The results lend support to a controversial hypothesis: that primates as we know them would never have evolved without snakes.