Why are elephant and whale brains so large?
November 10, 2004 8:58 AM Subscribe
Why are elephant and whale brains so large (much bigger than yours)? Their twice as big brains don't seem twice as smart as horses or dolphins, let alone humans. What is that extra gray matter doing? Pointers to scientific papers or experts appreciated.
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