Social Network size may indicate larger brain size…

Research by Kevin Bickart and coauthors as published in Nature Neuroscience has shown “positive correlation in amygdala size with both social network size and complexity”.

Indicating that parts of the brain may b e growing to compensate for growing social interaction by humans in modern society.

via Brain Volume Linked to Social Networking | Wired Science | Wired.com.

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