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Is a bigger brain a cleverer brain?

Brain size and intelligence are definitely linked, so a bigger brain must be better, right? Well, it’s not quite that simple. Our pick this week looks at whether there’s any truth to this claim – and discovers that, when it comes to investigating what’s inside our heads, things can get pretty complicated pretty quickly.  

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