Human Brain Evolution

@inproceedings{Kaas1999HumanBE,
  title={Human Brain Evolution},
  author={Jon H. Kaas and Todd M. Preuss},
  year={1999}
}
The evolution of the human brain can be inferred from the endocasts of the skulls of extinct ancestors, which reveal the sizes and shapes of brains, and the results of comparative studies of brain organization in present-day mammals. Early mammals had small brains with little neocortex and few cortical areas. The brains of early primates were different in that the visual system was greatly expanded and reorganized, and posterior parietal cortex was a large part of the brain guiding motor… CONTINUE READING

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