Humans have More Complex and Powerful Brain than Monkeys and Apes

May 29, 2014 11:56 AM

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Humans have More Complex and Powerful Brain than Monkeys and Apes

A novel study has found humans possess more complex, powerful brains than closest relatives of humans like monkeys and apes. One reason for the same could be the level of human metabolism being devoted to the human brain.

It has been found that a human body's 20% of total energy is being consumed by brain. Researchers wanted to know how human brain has evolved for which they compared the metabolisms of humans and animals like chimpanzees, mice and rhesus monkeys.

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