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Is the social brain theory applicable to human individual differences? Relationship between sociability personality dimension and brain size.

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Our study intends to examine whether the social brain theory is applicable to human individual differences. According to the social brain theory primates have larger brains as it could be expected from their body sizes due to the adaptation to a more complex social life. Regarding humans there were few studies about the relationship between theory of mind and frontal and temporal brain lobes. We hypothesized that these brain lobes, as well as the whole cerebrum and neocortex are in connection...

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Journal:
Evolutionary psychology : an international journal of evolutionary approaches to psychology and behavior
Volume:
9
Issue:
2
Pages:
244-256
Publication date:
2011-01-01
EISSN:
1474-7049
ISSN:
1474-7049
URN:
uuid:fcd4bd80-45c8-46e7-bc65-e61df9773f86
Source identifiers:
427666
Local pid:
pubs:427666

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