Big Brain: The Origins and Future of Human Intelligence (MacSci) by Richard Granger
Palgrave Macmillan Trade; 1 edition | March 4, 2008 | English | ISBN: 1403979782 | 268 pages | PDF | 3 MB
Our big brains, our language ability, and our intelligence make us uniquely human. But barely 10,000 years ago (a mere blip in evolutionary time) human-like creatures called "Boskops" flourished in South Africa. They possessed extraordinary features: forebrains roughly 50% larger than ours, and estimated IQs to match–far surpassing our own.