Evidence for POT expansion in early Homo: A pretty theory with ugly (or no) paleoneurological facts

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 18 (1):191-193 (1995)
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Abstract

If POT (parieto-occipital-temporal junction) reorganization came earlier in australopithecines than in Homo, it is likely that the selective pressures were different, and not necessarily directed toward language. The brain endocast evidence for the POT in A. afarensis is actually better than it is for early Homo

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