Andrew Du on Human Brain Size

Premiere DateFeb 28, 2018
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:51 Andrew Du
02:20 Reasons for Growth/Football Team Analogy
04:39 Importance of Understanding Brain Size Evolution
06:27 Surprising Findings
08:38 Will Our Brains Get Bigger?
11:57 Outro
12:27 Tenderloin Spiritual Cramp
15:30 Finish

Andrew Du joins the show to discuss his recent study that found the brain size of all human ancestors has evolved gradually over 3 million years.

Andrew Du is a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Chicago. Click here to read more about the study.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…