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Is the human brain still evolving?

About 2.5 million years ago, the human brain weighed 400-460 grams, or about 1 pound. Then, somewhere between 200,000 to 400,000 years ago, our brains became much larger than brains of other primates. Now, we carry around a brain that weighs 1350-1450 grams, or roughly 3 pounds.

Until recently, scientists thought we had reached an evolutional apex, but now some researchers are not so sure.

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