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Posts tagged brain size

June 18, 2015



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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