Re: Big Brains

Herb Huston (
26 Jan 1997 17:39:06 -0500

In article <>,
Michael McBroom <> wrote:
}You're probably referring to Dean Falk. She was the first, I believe,
}to propose the "radiator theory," and asserts that evidence of an
}expanded system of blood vessels in the brain is first observed in early
}Homo, but not in Australopithecus. It should be noted that hers is
}still a quite controversial view. I have only one cite to offer: "A
}good brain is hard to cool." _Natural History_ 102(8): 65.

There's also her book _Braindance_, published in 1992 by Holt. It's highly

-- Herb Huston