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Why humans have such big brains: Scientists claim ancient 'ecological' challenges like finding food and lighting fires made us intelligent

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Coverage of González-Forero M & Gardner A (2018) Inference of ecological and social drivers of human brain-size evolution. Nature 557, 554-557.

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TitleWhy humans have such big brains: Scientists claim ancient 'ecological' challenges like finding food and lighting fires made us intelligent
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletDaily Mail Online
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CountryUnited Kingdom
Date23/05/18
DescriptionCoverage of González-Forero M & Gardner A (2018) Inference of ecological and social drivers of human brain-size evolution. Nature 557, 554-557.
URLwww.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-5762965/The-human-brain-got-big-life-tough-African-savannah-two-million-years-ago.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490#provider_moreover
PersonsAndy Gardner, Mauricio Gonzalez Forero

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