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Health Psychology and Human Nature

May 12, 2020

How did we get our brain and how is it different from other brains? The answer to those questions are given in todays episode by Associate Professor Suzana Herculano-Houzel. We also get into how many neurons we have, how many neurons we have in our cerebral cortex, how our brain compares to other brains, how we got our brain and how much energy our brain use.

Suzana Herculano-Houzel is an Associate Professor of the Departments of Psychology and Biological Sciences at Vanderbilt University. Her TED talk “What is so special about the human brain” has been seen almost 500 000 times on YouTube alone. She has written many books, one of which is The Human Advantage.

Friends I really hope you will enjoy today's episode