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Title: "As large as you need and as small as you can": Implications of the brain size of 'Homo floresiensis'
Contributor(s): Davidson, Iain  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2007
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Abstract: In this chapter I discuss the brain size of 'Homo floresiensis in light of the interpretation of changes in both quantities for other hominins from three million years ago to the present. Considering selection against both large brains and against small brains emphasises the likely role of cognition in the evolution of brain size.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: Mental States: Volume 1: Evolution, function, nature, v.1, p. 35-42
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company
Place of Publication: Amsterdam, Netherlands
ISBN: 9789027231024
Fields of Research (FoR) 2008: 111714 Mental Health
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2008: 920410 Mental Health
HERDC Category Description: B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book
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Series Name: Studies in language companion series
Series Number : 92
Editor: Editor(s): Andrea C. Schalley and Drew Khlentzos
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