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Newly Discovered Brain Region Helps Make Humans Unique

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons - Introduction to Brain Structures.
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons – Introduction to Brain Structures.

Scientists have identified a part of the brain that seems to be unique to humans.

The brain region, called the lateral frontal pole prefrontal cortex, was described today (Jan. 28) in the journal Neuron, and is linked to higher thinking processes.

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