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Do the brains of non-human animals shrink with age (especially long-lived ones)?

  1. Jul 25, 2011 #1

    Simfish

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    See http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2011/07/the-incredible-shrinking-human-b.html?rss=1 [Broken]

     
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  3. Jul 30, 2011 #2

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    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110727171510.htm

    C. C. Sherwood, A. D. Gordon, J. S. Allen, K. A. Phillips, J. M. Erwin, P. R. Hof, W. D. Hopkins. Aging of the cerebral cortex differs between humans and chimpanzees. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2011; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1016709108
     
  4. Jul 30, 2011 #3

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    yeah, though that article is the same as the one I posted...
     
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