The Evolution of a Complex Brain

Dr. Van Wedeen explains that evolution of the brain must occur with small changes — from a small change in the genome to a small change in the structure to a small change, ultimately, in function.

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Posted on BrainLine March 18, 2013.

Produced by Brian King, Vicky Youcha, and Lara Collins, BrainLine.

About the author: Van Wedeen. MD

Van Wedeen, MD is associate professor in Radiology at Harvard Medical School, assistant neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital, and director of Connectomics at Martinos Center, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital.

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