Mysterious Brains

Apr 20, 04:00 AM
Are big brains smarter? We humans like to think we’re pretty smart - but does brain size really make a difference? Our intrepid science reporters, Jeanna and Mindy pick away at the mysteries of grey matter. 
Below you can find links to further reading on the topic discussed in this episode.


 
  • The human brain on average weighs  2.7 pounds 
  • An elephant brain weighs 10.5 pounds, but that’s only 1/10 of 1% of its body weight 


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Music by Chad Crouch - Algorithms