Korrespondierender Autor

Dr. Philipp Gunz
Phone:+49 341 3550-853Fax:+49 341 3550-119

Evolutionary Biology

Research report 2015 - Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

The evolution of the human brain

Authors

Gunz, Philipp

Departments

Max-Planck-Institut für evolutionäre Anthropologie, Leipzig; Abteilung für Humanevolution

Summary
The evolution of the human lineage is tightly linked to the evolution of the brain. To better understand the evolutionary changes in brain development, researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology compare the cranial bones of recent modern humans to those of our closest living and fossil relatives.

For the full text, see the German version.

 
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