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Animals With More Neurons in their Cerebral Cortex Have Longer Lifespans

News   Oct 31, 2018 | Original Press Release from Vanderbilt University

 
Cerebral Cortex Neuron Number, Not Body Size, Predicts Longevity

The African Elephant's long lifespan may be influenced more by its beefy cerebral cortex (5.6 billion neurons) than its large body size.

 
 
 

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