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Brain Size

Brain Size

Mammals Weighing 60 kilograms have an average brain size of 200 cubic cms. Modern sapiens averaging 1,200 - 1,400 cubic cms. Neanderthals brain size was even bigger.

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Jumbo Brain Is A Jumbo Drain

Jumbo Brain Is A Jumbo Drain

In sapiens, the brain consumes 25% of body’s energy when the body is in rest. While comparing with apes it is high, who consumes only 8% of energy in rest.

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Early Birth For Safe Of Women

Early Birth For Safe Of Women

Women who gave birth earlier was able to survive because of the child’s small brain and head. Death in child birth was higher when the size of the brain and head increased.

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Premature Birth

Premature Birth

The animals can survive alone immediately after birth. But humans have to be dependent on mother for years. So, the mother have to seek help from others for foraging and raise the child. This developed the social relationship

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Flexible To Learn

Flexible To Learn

The animals mostly emerge from womb like glazed earthenware while humans are like molten glass. They cannot be remoulded while humans can be trained and learn because of this premature birth.

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