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Posts tagged brain size

June 18, 2015

 

brain

Why Do Humans Have Such Large Brains?   

Scientists pinpoint the gene that caused humans to evolve bigger brains than chimpanzees.

September 22, 2014

 

chimpanzee plays with a pair of discarded jeans

Show Some Self control

Scientists discover that species with bigger brains are better at self control and problem solving.

December 25, 2013

 

Close up photo of a quirrel

Building Bigger Brains

Our presence could be causing the brains of non-human animals to grow.

August 7, 2007

 

Neanderthal teeth fragments

Giving Neanderthal a Hand

Were Neanderthals right or left handed? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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