EVOLUTION OF THE HUMAN BRAIN: CHANGING BRAIN SIZE AND THE FOSSIL RECORD

@article{Park2007EVOLUTIONOT,
  title={EVOLUTION OF THE HUMAN BRAIN: CHANGING BRAIN SIZE AND THE FOSSIL RECORD},
  author={Min S. Park and Andrew Dk Nguyen and Henry E. Aryan and Hoi Sang U and Michael L. Levy and Katerina Semendeferi},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={60},
  pages={555–562}
}
ALTHOUGH THE STUDY of the human brain is a rapidly developing and expanding science, we must take pause to examine the historical and evolutionary events that helped shape the brain of Homo sapiens. From an examination of the human lineage to a discussion of evolutionary principles, we describe the basic principles and theories behind the evolution of the human brain. Specifically, we examine several theories concerning changes in overall brain size during hominid evolution and relate them to… 

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