EI Weekly Listen — Why 16 billion cortical neurons are not enough by Suzana Herculano-Houzel

Humanity has come quite some way in the past 200,000 years but are we really anything more than primates with a few million more neurons than our closest relatives? Read by Leighton Pugh.
Primitive stone age tools, Makgadikgadi Pan, Botswana
Primitive stone age tools, found in the Makgadikgadi Pan in Botswana. Credit: Martin Harvey via Getty Images
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