CARTA: Uniquely-Human Features of the Brain: Chet Sherwood - Human Specializations of Cortical Microstructure - UCTV - University of California Television
CARTA: Uniquely-Human Features of the Brain: Chet Sherwood - Human Specializations of Cortical Microstructure
Premiere Date: 10/7/2011; 21 minutes


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Chet Sherwood, Associate Professor of Anthropology at The George Washington University, explains that while a bigger brain is clearly an important factor in our greater cognitive abilities, some of our cognitive function is likely and specifically related to particular psychological specializations, such as language and enhanced "mentalizing" abilities (#23228)

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