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Suzana Herculano-Houzel:
O que tem o cérebro humano de tão especial?

TEDGlobal 2013 · 13:31 · Filmed Jun 2013
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O cérebro humano é enigmático — é curiosamente grande para o tamanho dos nossos corpos, usa uma tremenda quantidade de energia para o seu peso e tem um córtex cerebral bizarramente denso. Mas: porquê? A neurocientista Suzana Herculano-Houzel coloca o seu chapéu de detetive e conduz-nos através deste mistério. Ao fazer "sopa de cérebro", chega a uma surpreendente conclusão.

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Suzana Herculano-Houzel shrunk the human brain by 14 billion neurons — by developing a new way to count them. Full bio
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