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Do bigger brains lead to smarter tool use?

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In brief: In evolution of man

In the evolution of man, bigger brains led to greater intelligence and thus smarter tool use.
However in humans, it is not the overall size of the brain that determines intelligence, but the size (complexity) of the cortical ribbon that ultimately determines intelligence. This work was performed in infants, and though the study suffers from design flaws, but the thesis is probably correct.

In brief: In evolution of man

In the evolution of man, bigger brains led to greater intelligence and thus smarter tool use.
However in humans, it is not the overall size of the brain that determines intelligence, but the size (complexity) of the cortical ribbon that ultimately determines intelligence. This work was performed in infants, and though the study suffers from design flaws, but the thesis is probably correct.
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
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Dr. James Goodrich
Neurosurgery

In brief: Brain

Not necessarily - several prominent people who were incredibly bright, such as einstein whom actually had small brains.

In brief: Brain

Not necessarily - several prominent people who were incredibly bright, such as einstein whom actually had small brains.
Dr. James Goodrich
Dr. James Goodrich
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