the visible hand

it is the theory which decides what can be observed – einstein

human brains evolving, but why?

Posted by ecoshift on September 17, 2009

This post is dedicated to those who think too much.

Study finds humans still evolving, and quickly —

“In the last 5,000 to 10,000 years, as agriculture was able to support increasingly large societies, the rate of evolutionary change rose to more than 100 times historical levels, the study concluded.

Among the fastest-evolving genes were those related to brain development, but the researchers aren’t sure what made them so desirable, Hawks said.”


One Response to “human brains evolving, but why?”

  1. […] is an older post from the Visible Hand about accelerating human brain […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: