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February 28, 2018
The oldest known figurative art is in Sulawesi, Indonesia, determined to be 35,400 years old by geochemist and archaeologist Maxime Aubert in 2014. Paleoneurologist Harry J. Jerison suggests that it was the very capacity to make pictures in our brain that compensated for our comparatively weak sense ofÃâÃÂ ...
November 18, 2015
(2015) clearly demonstrates the care that paleontologists, specifically paleoneurologists, should use when studying the cranial endocasts of fossil taxa. Clement notes, "I think we must always use caution when interpreting the endocasts of fossils in terms of gross brain morphology, as we can't know theÃâÃÂ ...
April 26, 2013
To look into microencephaly, a team of scientists led by Dean Falk, a paleoneurologist at Florida State University, compared computer-generated three-dimensional reconstructions, called "endocasts," of brains from nine microcephalic modern humans with those of 10 normal modern-human brains.
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April 18, 2013
Hobbit SkullCredit: Professor Peter Brown, University of New EnglandTo look into microencephaly, a team of scientists led by Dean Falk, a paleoneurologist at Florida State University, compared computer-generated three-dimensional reconstructions, called “endocasts,” of brains from nine microcephalicÃâÃÂ ...
March 4, 2005
The recently discovered "hobbit" fossils do in fact represent a new human species, according to a new study of a hobbit braincase. What's more, the little humans seem to have been more intelligent than expected, given their extremely small brains—a finding that may completely change how scientists viewÃâÃÂ ...
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