The Expensive-Tissue Hypothesis: The Brain and the Digestive System in Human and Primate Evolution

  title={The Expensive-Tissue Hypothesis: The Brain and the Digestive System in Human and Primate Evolution},
  author={L. C. Aiello and P. Wheeler},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  pages={199 - 221}
  • L. C. Aiello, P. Wheeler
  • Published 1995
  • Biology
  • Current Anthropology
  • Les tissus du cerveau sont une extension metabollique, mais il n'existe pas de correlation significative entre le taux metabolique relatif de base et la taille relative du taille chez les humains et autres mammiferes a encephale. L'apport en graisses animales dans la nourriture est essentiel dans l'evolution du cerveau humain 
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