EVOLUTION: We Are Causing Animal Brains To Grow Bigger.
Aug 23, 2013 19:11
Humans have a dire effect on the surrounding. From climate to natural disasters, now we're driving an increased brain size in animals. Evolution can thank us later.
Emilie Snell-Rood from the The University of Minnesota examined a collection of mammal skulls from 10 different species to see how their brains might be adapting to the more urban settings. She found that some species are developing bigger brains in response to human disruption to their environment.
According to her estimates, urban dwelling mice and meadow voles have brains 6 percent larger than their rural counterparts.
Other studies have also found better learning and cognitive abilities correlated with a bigger brain size. That link has been disputed, but Snell-Rood concludes that bigger brains and the increase in cognition could help animals adapt to the new challenges of finding food and surviving in our territory.
Amazon fire sticks have brought about a revolution when it comes to watching your favorite movies or latest TV shows. Not only that, but you can also stream live TV using fire stick apps. You just need to touch the button to start streaming and watching your favorite TV shows, movies, live-streaming, and others. Read more
They say little kids little problems, big kids bigger problems. Well, that is right. You think that once they grow up they will be able to ask what they want, to share what is bothering them, or will keep a low-key profile and live a peaceful life but nope. It is just how we poor parents want them to grow up and that in our fantasy live it. Read more
Building a website is not a complex task. You just need to follow the right procedure for creating a website. A website should be created on a strong base and contain all the essential features . Apart from the Content and keywords, there are many different aspects you should consider while creating a website. Read more