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The Human AdvantageA New Understanding of How Our Brain Became Remarkable$
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Suzana Herculano-Houzel

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780262034258

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262034258.001.0001

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Remarkable, but Not Extraordinary

Remarkable, but Not Extraordinary

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The Human Advantage

Suzana Herculano-Houzel

The MIT Press

Turning human brains into soup; 86 billion neurons in the average human brain; the human brain as a large primate brain; numbers of brain neurons in human ancestors; great apes as outliers in the body x brain size relationship

Keywords:   Human brain, great apes, human evolution

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