Re: Brain size (was Re: AAT QUESTIONS...)

H. M. Hubey (
2 Sep 1995 21:10:48 -0400

VINCENT@REG.TRIUMF.CA (pete) writes:

>correlate to intelligence, what does determine it? Some change
>in the nature of synapse development? I'm not sure that our
>brains develop any differently than other mammals, they're
>just bigger. And even short lived mammals show (to some extent)

They're different. You can't just take a dog brain and blow
it by a factor of X, and get a human brain; different parts
of it are bigger.


Regards, Mark