Cerebral cortices of East african early hominids.

@article{Falk1983CerebralCO,
  title={Cerebral cortices of East african early hominids.},
  author={Dean Falk},
  journal={Science},
  year={1983},
  volume={221 4615},
  pages={1072-4}
}
An endocast of the frontal lobe of a reconstructed skull, which is approximately 2 million years old, from the Koobi Fora region of Kenya appears to represent the oldest human-like cortical sulcal pattern in the fossil record, while the endocast from another skull from the same region produces an endocast that appears apelike in its frontal lobe and similar to endocasts from earlier South African australopithecines. New analysis of paleoanatomical evidence thus indicates that at least two taxa… CONTINUE READING

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