All posts tagged with brain size

Small of the wild

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Rod Bastanmehr at AlterNet writes: “Are Humans Inadvertently Helping Make Animals Smarter?” It’s a summary of work that shows larger brain sizes among wild a...

Who did what to whom

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A confluence of stories, one from the New York Times fashion section, by Henry Alford: “A Web of Answers and Questions”, about Googling people you meet…

Quote: Jerison on animal intelligence

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Harry Jerison, famous researcher of brain sizes across classes and orders of animals, commented on the relation of “encephalization” to the intelligence of a...