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Modern human brain originated in Africa around 1.7 million years ago


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Source: https://phys.org/news/2021-04-modern-human-brain-africa-million.html

 

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The human brain as we know it today is relatively young. It evolved about 1.7 million years ago when the culture of stone tools in Africa became increasingly complex.

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They already walked upright, but their brains were only about half the size of today's humans.

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The researchers used computed tomography to examine the skulls of Homo fossils that lived in Africa and Asia 1 to 2 million years ago.

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I mean, no denying we ALL come from Africa. This was a cool read. Crazy to think how much we have evolved in 2 million years. 

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