Humans and great apes share a large frontal cortex

@article{Semendeferi2002HumansAG,
  title={Humans and great apes share a large frontal cortex},
  author={K. Semendeferi and A. Lu and N. Schenker and H. Damasio},
  journal={Nature Neuroscience},
  year={2002},
  volume={5},
  pages={272-276}
}
Some of the outstanding cognitive capabilities of humans are commonly attributed to a disproportionate enlargement of the human frontal lobe during evolution. This claim is based primarily on comparisons between the brains of humans and of other primates, to the exclusion of most great apes. We compared the relative size of the frontal cortices in living specimens of several primate species, including all extant hominoids, using magnetic resonance imaging. Human frontal cortices were not… Expand
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