Molecular Contiguity between Human and Animal Consciousness through Evolution: Some Considerations
Received Date: Mar 22, 2013 / Accepted Date: Sep 23, 2013 / Published Date: Sep 25, 2013
This work suggests the possibility of the existence of contiguity in the molecular evolution of consciousness, between man and animal. From the experimental point of view and in terms of hypotheses, it seems that many elements lead to considerations about a common molecular evolutionary origin of the consciousness in animals and humans. It seems, also, evident that the increasing levels of complexity of consciousness can correspond to the evolutionary process. The work discusses a scientific speculation about the possible role of serotonin and thermoregulation in the evolution of consciousness of living beings.
Keywords: Evolution; Living beings; Mood disorders; Membrane viscosity; Serotonin; Interactome; Consciousness
Citation: Cocchi M, Gabrielli F, Tonello L, Delogu M, Beghelli V, et al. (2013) Molecular Contiguity between Human and Animal Consciousness through Evolution: Some Considerations. J Phylogen Evolution Biol 1: 119. Doi: 10.4172/2329-9002.1000119
Copyright: © 2013 Cocchi M, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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