cranial capacity


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cra·ni·al ca·pac·i·ty

the cubic content of the cranium obtained by determining the cubage of small shot, seeds, or beads required to fill the cranium.
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We found a positive relationship between absolute latitude and both eye socket size and cranial capacity," lead author Eiluned Pearce told BBC News.
Human cranial capacity ranges from 1200 to 1850 cc's and there is sexual dimorphism, which means that men and women have different skull ridges, lines, palates, orbits and sinuses.
But then I was struck by a group of even more limited cranial capacity.
2004), and use these to ask "How explosive was the growth of cranial capacity in hominids?
Australopithecines have a cranial capacity of around 400-450 cc.
Nor can the mere ratio between cranial capacity and body size account for the distinction.
Living in a time when women were thought to have more limited cranial capacity than men, Enola shows that she can be just as clever and resourceful as her older brother, the world-famous Sherlock Holmes.
While there were scientists attempting to prove that the cranial capacity of all humans were the same, the discourse relating cranial size to human intelligence and the capacity for civilization governed scientific circles.
The specimen's cranial capacity is considerably smaller than that of most H.
What they lack in cranial capacity they make up for in dentition; possums have 50 teeth, more than any other land mammal in the U.
Over the past few centuries European pseudo-scientists have defined race by nasal index, eye colour, skin colour, cranial capacity, hair colour, hair texture, and other physical features.
Also, garhi had a cranial capacity of about 450 cubic centimeters, not as well developed as that of early humans.