Suzana Herculano-Houzel: What is So Special About the Human Brain?
- Published18 Aug 2015
- Reviewed18 Aug 2015
- Author Suzana Herculano-Houzel
- Source TED
The human brain is puzzling — it is curiously large given the size of our bodies, uses a tremendous amount of energy for its weight and has a bizarrely dense cerebral cortex. But: why? Neuroscientist Suzana Herculano-Houzel puts on her detective's cap and leads us through this mystery. By making "brain soup," she arrives at a startling conclusion.
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