TIL why brain size doesn’t correlate with intelligence. People have long been tempted to link brain size and cognition. The intuitive notion that a “big brain” means “more intelligent” was first threatened some time ago, when we discovered animals with larger brains than ours: elephants and whales.

Read more: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/why-brain-size-doesnt-correlate-with-intelligence-180947627/

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  1. Who says we’re smarter than elephants and whales ?

    It’s like children feeling their parents are dumb for not understanding the rules of Pokémon.

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