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Average height of early male humans?

  1. Mar 29, 2005 #1
    Average height of male neanderthals were 5'6-5'7, what was the average height of early male humans (us)?
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  3. Mar 29, 2005 #2
    Actually about the same size..we even had the same size brain
  4. Apr 1, 2005 #3
    But theirs was bigger right
  5. Apr 1, 2005 #4
    Well the mass was about the same, just proportioned differently. The area for memory was much greater then ours. Where ours is better suited for problem solving.
  6. Apr 5, 2005 #5
    Neandertals were shorter than our ancestors, but they were also heavier since they were a lot more muscular. Their brains' mass was actually larger than ours, even compared to their body size. You're right that it was partitioned differently.
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