Evolution: Does More Time Buy More Neurons?

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Brain expansion and increased neuronal number are hallmarks of cortical evolution, particularly in humans. A new study establishes a link between the length of gestation, neurogenesis, the maternal environment, and key features associated with more complex brains.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Lupan, BM; Silver, DL

Published Date

  • November 2, 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 30 / 21

Start / End Page

  • R1316 - R1318

PubMed ID

  • 33142101

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-0445

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cub.2020.08.098


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England