Comparison of brain sizes of a variety of primates
Illustration comparing brain sizes of a variety of primates based on a new method that takes into account both body size and the evolutionary relationships of a species.
[Research supported by National Science Foundation grants DEB 9317943, DEB 0317014, DEB 0513476, DEB 9020213 and DEB 9318126.]
Learn more about this research in the American Museum of Natural History news story 20-million-year-old skull suggests complex brain evolution in monkeys, apes. (Date image taken: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Dec. 31, 2019)
Credit: ©Xiaocong Guo/Xijun Ni
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