“How many other scientific disciplines have utterly failed to explain the salient phenomenon of the system they study?” I can think of one.
The brain assists the organization and recall of thoughts by segmenting them and associating them with stimuli. But who is doing the thinking?
Here’s a collection of short news items of interest from the animal and human worlds.
A memory of past events helps a cell learn how to respond to recurring threats and protect the genome.
Don’t kick sand in the face of a wildebeest by joking that it looks like it was made by a committee. It might flex its muscles and charge.