Primate brains are just as special as ours

日期:2019-04-04 03:02:16 作者:束酤铞 阅读:

IT IS nothing short of an identity crisis: for all these years we have wrongly believed that human brains were uniquely well endowed in the areas that produce higher thought and reasoning. Now researchers have found that it is simply not so. Our large frontal cortex is simply a result of having a larger brain. In fact, it turns out lemurs have more frontal cortex relative to their brain size than we do. Many people, including the great 19th-century neuroanatomist Korbinian Brodmann,