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Human Brains Evolved to be More responsive to Environmental, Social and Cultural Influences

Human Brains Evolved to be More Responsive to Environmental, Social and Cultural Influences

November 16, 2015
Researchers at the GW Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology discovered that human brains exhibit more plasticity, propensity to be modeled by the environment, than chimpanzee brains and that this may have accounted for part of human evolution.
The George Washington University's Corcoran Building Offers Public Hours for Photography Exhibit on Lives of Migrants

The Corcoran School of Art & Design Building Offers Public Hours for Photography Exhibit on Lives of Migrants

November 02, 2015
The atrium of the historic Corcoran Building, home to Columbian College's Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, will be open to the public three days a week beginning Oct. 29 for the “Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration” exhibition.