Shrinking Brain in Humans

Scientists are alarmed by shrinking of the human brain

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no dummies.. our brain got smaller when the ancient aliens got involved with us a while back and gave us a dna tweak. Making us smarter with less space.

Like we do all the time to computer chips.

The smaller brain = less intelligence hypothesis has just been proven. Thanks Timothy, now I can spend my kids college fund.

I sincerely hope that Timothy Guy's comment was intended to be ironic. If not, it serves as an example of the article's thesis.

Criticism aside, there is no loss of genetic information in adaptation, merely activation and inactivation of useful genes. When we need to be smarter to deal with ultra-hostile environmental conditions on an individual basis, you can expect to see our brains become larger over generations.

BRIAN R - couldn't agree more.

Nice one

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