4.6.06 - Racist anatomical research o Robert Bennet Bean...

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Racist anatomical research o Robert Bennet Bean Anterior brain- genu- front- higher cognitive functions were housed Posterior brain- splenium- back- motor functions Complete divergence White men had larger genus than women Europeans had larger genus than Africans o Franklin Mall Mentor of Robert Bennet Bean Replicated Beans research No statistically significant differences between the populations whatsoever Mall made sure that when he measured the brain he did not know what race or gender the brain was from o Paul Brocca Age and size are correlated with brain size Brain gets smaller as you age Illnesses and diseases affect brain size Environmental factors affect brain size Location of foramen magnum would provide a better relation to the apes. Inferiority Concluded that European foramen magnum was little bit farther back than Africans and therefore according to him, Europeans were more closely related to apes Later reworded his theory when he concluded the foramen magnum in
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