One would think that bigger brains in animals equals smarter animals. However, a University of Toronto study has evidence to prove otherwise. After looking at at the internal structure of ancient rodent skulls, the researchers found that though the rodents had bigger brains than they thought they would have, the areas of the brain that control hearing and sight were smaller than that of ancient primates.





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Ancient Rodents With Large Brains Were Not Necessarily Smart

It is perhaps even one of the first genera of rodents to live in trees. “Even more surprising is that it was almost as large, and in some cases larger, than primitive primates of the same time period,” Bertrand continued. However, the key difference is …

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