Quirks and Quarks | Mar 17, 2012 | 4:40

Does a bigger brain mean you're smarter?: Fact or Fiction

It is mostly science fiction that when your brain is bigger, you are smarter.

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Quirks and Quarks - Uncovering Buddha's Birthplace - 2013/11/30 - Pt. 1Nov 30, 2013 | 10:34Quirks and Quarks Uncovering Buddha's Birthplace - 2013/11/30 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Uncovering Buddha's Birthplace - 2013/11/30 - Pt. 1 Nov 30, 2013 | 10:34Archaeologists have found a temple suggesting the birth of the Buddha may have been 300 years earlier than previously thought.
Quirks and Quarks - Quirks Question Period - Earth's Core - 2013/11/23 - Pt. 6Nov 23, 2013 | 5:42Quirks and Quarks Quirks Question Period - Earth's Core - 2013/11/23 - Pt. 6 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Quirks Question Period - Earth's Core - 2013/11/23 - Pt. 6 Nov 23, 2013 | 5:42The heat in the Earth's core comes from the compression of materials inside, and radioactive decay.
Quirks and Quarks - Peak Garbage - 013/11/23 - Pt. 5Nov 23, 2013 | 11:20Quirks and Quarks Peak Garbage - 013/11/23 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Peak Garbage - 013/11/23 - Pt. 5 Nov 23, 2013 | 11:20How to deal with the Earth's garbage before it triples by the end of the century.
Quirks and Quarks - Global Warming Makes Mammals Shrink - 2013/11/23 - Pt. 4Nov 23, 2013 | 7:08Quirks and Quarks Global Warming Makes Mammals Shrink - 2013/11/23 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Global Warming Makes Mammals Shrink - 2013/11/23 - Pt. 4 Nov 23, 2013 | 7:08In two previous periods of global warming, mammals have reduced their size to survive.
Quirks and Quarks - Arctic Sea Ice Loss Recorded in Algae - 2013/11/23 - Pt. 3Nov 23, 2013 | 8:10Quirks and Quarks Arctic Sea Ice Loss Recorded in Algae - 2013/11/23 - Pt. 3 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Arctic Sea Ice Loss Recorded in Algae - 2013/11/23 - Pt. 3 Nov 23, 2013 | 8:10Algae records sea ice loss in its growth rings, similar to tree rings.
Quirks and Quarks - Meat Mummies - 2013/11/23 - Pt. 2Nov 23, 2013 | 9:08Quirks and Quarks Meat Mummies - 2013/11/23 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Meat Mummies - 2013/11/23 - Pt. 2 Nov 23, 2013 | 9:08Egyptians mummified meat for the journey to the afterlife.
Quirks and Quarks - MAVEN Breathes Martian Air - 2013/11/23 - Pt. 1Nov 23, 2013 | 10:44Quirks and Quarks MAVEN Breathes Martian Air - 2013/11/23 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks MAVEN Breathes Martian Air - 2013/11/23 - Pt. 1 Nov 23, 2013 | 10:44NASA's MAVEN mission will study Martian atmosphere.
Quirks and Quarks - The Germ Code - 2013/11/16 - Pt. 5Nov 16, 2013 | 16:10Quirks and Quarks The Germ Code - 2013/11/16 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks The Germ Code - 2013/11/16 - Pt. 5 Nov 16, 2013 | 16:10The new book 'The Germ Code' suggests we may as well learn to get along with our germs.
Quirks and Quarks - Grizzly Bears Warm To Climate Change - 2013-11-16 - Pt. 4Nov 16, 2013 | 7:24Quirks and Quarks Grizzly Bears Warm To Climate Change - 2013-11-16 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Grizzly Bears Warm To Climate Change - 2013-11-16 - Pt. 4 Nov 16, 2013 | 7:24Grizzling bears have more access to food when spring comes earlier thanks to climate change.
Quirks and Quarks - Europa's Dangerous Surface - 2013/11/16 - Pt. 3Nov 16, 2013 | 8:50Quirks and Quarks Europa's Dangerous Surface - 2013/11/16 - Pt. 3 Audio
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Quirks and Quarks - Climate Change and Migration Over Generations - 2013/11/16 - Pt. 2Nov 16, 2013 | 9:10Quirks and Quarks Climate Change and Migration Over Generations - 2013/11/16 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Climate Change and Migration Over Generations - 2013/11/16 - Pt. 2 Nov 16, 2013 | 9:10Some younger birds may migrate earlier due to climate change, but older ones are too set in their ways.
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Quirks and Quarks - Quirks Question Period:  Horse's Mouth - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 5Nov 9, 2013 | 5:54Quirks and Quarks Quirks Question Period: Horse's Mouth - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 5 Audio
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Quirks and Quarks - A Case For Climate Engineering - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 4Nov 9, 2013 | 15:29Quirks and Quarks A Case For Climate Engineering - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks A Case For Climate Engineering - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 4 Nov 9, 2013 | 15:29Climate altering pollution could be used to offset global warming, according to new book.
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