Title Did bigger brains evolve to help us keep the peace? Primate study shows brainpower boost was key to developing conflict resolution skills Media name/outlet Mail Online Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 27/03/17 Description Primates that live in larger groups have larger brains, researchers have found.
The findings suggests that social skills - which are highly developed in primates - help individuals cope with aggression and competition caused by living in large groups.
The researchers suggest that primates living in larger groups need the extra brain power to handle conflict.
URL www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4354162/Bigger-brains-help-primates-make-fight.html Persons Veronica Cowl