1. Study reveals striking differences in brains of modern humans and Neanderthals  The Guardian
  2. Did this gene give modern human brains their edge?  Nature.com
  3. Neanderthals were dunces, scientifically speaking  The Telegraph
  4. Human TKTL1 implies greater neurogenesis in frontal neocortex of modern humans than Neanderthals  Science
  5. What Makes Your Brain Different From a Neanderthal’s?  The New York Times
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Results believed to be first compelling evidence that modern humans were cognitively better than NeanderthalsResults believed to be first compelling evidence that modern humans were cognitively better than Neanderthals

Study reveals striking differences in brains of modern humans and Neanderthals | Neanderthals | The Guardian

A mutation present in modern humans seems to drive greater neuron growth than does an ancient hominin version. A mutation present in modern humans seems to drive greater neuron growth than does an ancient hominin version.Nature - A mutation present in modern humans seems to drive greater neuron growth than does an ancient hominin version.

Did this gene give modern human brains their edge?