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Brains Through History- Fun Trivia

March 6, 2011


A few bits of historical trivia about Brains.

Who had a bigger brain — modern man or Neanderthals?

The brain of Neanderthal man was larger than that of modern man. Neanderthal man, the first human being in the true sense, had a brain capacity 100 cc larger than modern man’s.

Is Coke good for your brain?

Coca Cola was originally billed as an “esteemed brain tonic and intellectual beverage” when it first appeared on the market in 1886.

What did Aristotle think the brain was for?              

Aristotle believed the main purpose of the human brain was to cool the blood. News & Fun) 

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