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Re: Brain size in fossil/extant mammals linked to sociality
On Sun, 28 Nov 2010, GUY LEAHY wrote:
If I recall correctly, some of the largest "bird-brains" are seen in corvids,
clearly fit the definition of "social"... ;-)
Um - that links to an article on obesity.
So you mean this one?
Dogs Have Bigger Brains Than Cats Because They Are More Sociable, Research
They find that there is wide variation in patterns of brain growth across
different groups of mammals and they have discovered that not all mammal
groups have larger brains, suggesting that social animals needed to think