December 28, 2012

Did Exercise Fuel Human Brain Evolution?

Gretchen Reynolds, New York Times


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Anyone whose resolve to exercise in 2013 is a bit shaky might want to consider an emerging scientific view of human evolution. It suggests that we are clever today in part because a million years ago, we could outrun and outwalk most other mammals over long distances.

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TAGGED: Intelligence, Human Evolution, Brain Size, Exercise

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