Going beyond brain size: An evolutionary overview of serotonergic regulation in human higher cortical functions

Arthur Saniotis, Jonathon Grantham, Jaliya Kumaratilake, Maciej Henneberg, K. Mohammadi

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Abstract

Historically, anthropology has focused on brain volume size as a principal indicator of human intelligence. The theory of brain size/encephalisation as a correlative of intelligence in H. sapiens is both limited and unclear in describing the complexity of human cognitive abilities.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)101-106
Number of pages6
JournalAnthropologie
Volume59
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2021

Keywords

  • Humans
  • Brain size
  • Anthropology
  • Cognitive abilities
  • Intelligence

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