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Submission + - Structure in Brain Linked to Varied Social Life

An anonymous reader writes: Scientists have discovered that the amygdala, a small almond shaped structure deep within the temporal lobe, is important to a rich and varied social life among humans. The finding was published this week in a new study in Nature Neuroscience and is similar to previous findings in other primate species, which compared the size and complexity of social groups across those species.
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Structure in Brain Linked to Varied Social Life

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