Latest Encephalization Stories
Packs of hunting dogs, troops of baboons, herds of antelope: when people observe social animals, they are often struck by how intelligent they seem, and recent studies suggest that sociality has played a key role in the evolution of larger brain size among several orders of mammals.
Large-brained simians of the New and Old Worlds independently arose from smaller-brained ancestors
By Goswami, Anjali Prochel, Jan The common European mole (Talpa europaea) has been the focus of many studies because of its fossorial lifestyle and related sensory and postcranial specializations.
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.