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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In this study, we used a new gelatin suspension method to estimate the cranial capacity of small bat skulls and determine if the cranial volumes of male and female T.
For Males, Cranial capacity = 0.000337 (L-11) (B-11) (H-11)+ 406.01 cc.
"They are also getting bigger brains, because we found this increase in cranial capacity as well," he stated.
Since Darwin and Wallace, we've learned much about the increase in cranial capacity among hominids over the past 4 million years.
Beran and colleagues computed a Spearman rank-order correlation between cranial capacity and transfer index score for twelve extant nonhuman primates, with a value of 0.83.
Unclear as to whether the Boskops belonged to a species separate from our own, Lynch and Granger suggest that, because their brains were nearly 30 percent larger than ours (with an average cranial capacity of 1750 cc), their prefrontal cortices may have measured as much as 53 percent greater.
Unfortunately, moving the economic juggernaut of public sector jobs to small towns in Northern Ontario combined with a move of newcomers to these same towns is well beyond the "cranial capacity" of those who can influence the decision makers.
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.S.
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.