Brain power spread more evenly than expected

The development of human intelligence can’t be accounted for by the size of the brain’s frontal lobe alone, researchers at Durham and Reading universities have found.

Their study found the lobe was not disproportionately large and that other areas such as the cerebellum were of equal importance.

Scientists now believe there may be links between these other areas and conditions such as autism and dyslexia.

Read more at University of Durham