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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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What Cortical Expansion?

What Cortical Expansion?

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(p.109) 7 What Cortical Expansion?
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The Human Advantage
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Suzana Herculano-Houzel

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262034258.003.0007

Cortical expansion in mammalian evolution; largest relative volume of cerebral cortex in human brains; expansion of the relative volume of prefrontal cortex; cerebral cortex actually has constant percentage of all brain neurons; no expansion of relative numbers of neurons in human prefrontal cortex; intelligence and the absolute number of neurons in the prefrontal cortex

Keywords:   Cortical expansion, prefrontal cortex, connectivity, intelligence

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