Unexpectedly speedy expansion of human, ape cerebellum

2 octubre 2014

A new study could rewrite the story of ape and human brain evolution. While the neocortex of the brain has been called ‘the crowning achievement of evolution and the biological substrate of human mental prowess,’ newly reported evolutionary rate comparisons show that the cerebellum expanded up to six times faster than anticipated throughout the evolution of apes, including humans.
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