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Sizing up human brain evolution

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McElreath,  Richard       
Department of Human Behavior Ecology and Culture, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Max Planck Society;

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McElreath, R. (2018). Sizing up human brain evolution. Nature, 557(7706), 496-497. doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05197-8.


Cite as: https://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0001-6E6C-C
Abstract
An innovative computational analysis of factors that might have influenced human brain evolution suggests that ecological, rather than social, factors had a key role in the evolution of large, rapidly developing brains.