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Apr 26, 2017

This is the transcript of the interview with Suzana Herculano-Houzel, author of The Human Advantage: How Our Brains Became Remarkable.

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Apr 26, 2017

How many neurons does the typical human brain contain? The oft-quoted number of 100 billion turns out to have been a guess that was wrong! By a lot! Dr. Suzana Herculano-Houzel is the Brazilian neuroscientist who developed a revolutionary new technique for accurately counting the neurons in brains of all sizes. She...