Study compares the parietal lobes in Neanderthals and modern humans

April 8, 2020 - General

The Paleoneurobiology Group of the Centro Nacional de Investigacion sobre la Evolucion Humana (CENIEH), led by Emiliano Bruner, has just published a morphological analysis of the brains of Neanderthals and modern humans in the Journal of Human Evolution, whose results suggest that the more rounded shape of modern human brains is due in part to larger and bulgier parietal lobes, on average.
Neanderthal and Homo sapiens brains [Credit:…

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