Brain asymmetry in the white matter making and globularity

@article{Theofanopoulou2015BrainAI,
  title={Brain asymmetry in the white matter making and globularity},
  author={Constantina Theofanopoulou},
  journal={Frontiers in Psychology},
  year={2015},
  volume={6}
}
  • C. Theofanopoulou
  • Published 10 September 2015
  • Biology, Psychology
  • Frontiers in Psychology
Recent studies from the field of language genetics and evolutionary anthropology have put forward the hypothesis that the emergence of our species-specific brain is to be understood not in terms of size, but in light of developmental changes that gave rise to a more globular braincase configuration after the split from Neanderthals-Denisovans. On the grounds that (i) white matter myelination is delayed relative to other brain structures and, in humans, is protracted compared with other primates… 

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