This web exhibit was first built in 2000 by Patricia Anne Kinser, Haverford College, under the direction of Paul Grobstein, Bryn Mawr College. The updated version of Comparative Neuroanatomy and Intelligence is now online at http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/exchange/brains. This old version has been archived in place, and will continue to be available for teachers and students who are using it.
Compare Brain and Body Sizes
The Neuron- Up Close and Personal
In this table, all the animal heads are approximately in proportion to each other (and each respective brain is in relation to its owner). Can you look at this table and make any observations about brain and body size?
(You can look again at this chart to see the approximate values for brain/body lengths and weights)
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