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Intelligence and brain size

  1. Oct 17, 2004 #1
    Does larger brain size or brain/body wt. mean greater intelligence?
    Does a larger head mean more brain and hence greater intelligence?
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  3. Oct 17, 2004 #2


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    Maybe not brain size as a whole, but development of certain parts of the brain. See http://www.loni.ucla.edu/~thompson/HBM2003/isir2003ALL.html [Broken] report from a conference on the neural correlates of g.
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  5. Oct 19, 2004 #4
    One of the more popular theories (but still very much flawed) is the brain/body ratio.
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