Brain evolution (Communications arising): How did brains evolve?

@article{Barton2002BrainE,
  title={Brain evolution (Communications arising): How did brains evolve?},
  author={Robert A. Barton},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2002},
  volume={415},
  pages={134-135}
}
Three reports on mammalian brain evolution analyse the same comparative data on brain component volumes but come to partially conflicting conclusions. Clark et al. conclude from their analysis of volumetric brain proportions (“cerebro-types”) that cerebellum size is invariant across mammalian taxonomic groups, the neocortex and cerebellum do not co-vary in… CONTINUE READING