Give up on developing a “super-brain” – our bodies couldn’t hack it

Humans are not capable of further developing our cognitive function, according to two British pyschologists.

The researchers have argued that we could not get any brighter as a species without sacrificing other evolutionary advantages we have as humans.

They point to higher incidences of autism, synaesthesia and other neural conditions in those with more higher-than-average cognitive function.

Read more at Current Directions in Psychological Science