MPI Colloquium Chet C. Sherwood, George Washington University

20 April 2021 15:45 - 17:00
Max Planck Institute
Online
Colloquium
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Great Apes as Models for Understanding Human Brain Evolution

Great apes are the closest living relatives of humans. Therefore, studies of great ape brain variation provide an essential context for interpreting human brain evolution. In addition, great apes represent a diverse neuroethological system in terms of socioecological adaptations. This talk will explore how studies of great ape brains help us to better understand humans' place in nature. 

Chet Sherwood works at the Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology GW Mind-Brain Institute. Please find more about his work on: https://anthropology.columbian.gwu.edu/chet-sherwood

 

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