The Human Brain Is Lopsided Compared To Other Primates

Researchers have identified a small groove that runs deeper along the right side of the human brain than the left. Because other primates lack this feature, it's conceivable that its function is what sets us apart. » 1/13/15 3:20pm 1/13/15 3:20pm

Are humans getting dumber?

A new study published in Trends in Genetics is suggesting that humans are slowly but surely losing their intellectual and emotional capacities. According to Stanford University's Gerald Crabtree, humanity peaked in intelligence about 2,000 years ago, and we've been heading downhill since then, owing to genetic… » 11/13/12 11:15am 11/13/12 11:15am