Cognitive implications: Study reveals surprising link between climate change and shrinking human brain size

Cognitive implications: Study reveals surprising link between climate change and shrinking human brain size

A recent study by cognitive scientist Jeff Morgan Stibel of the Natural History Museum in California found a surprising link between climate change and the decline in human brain size. By analyzing climate records and human remains spanning 50,000 years, Stibel’s research reveals how humans evolve and adapt in response to environmental stress, according to … Read more

The research deepens our understanding of how humans affect climate change

The research deepens our understanding of how humans affect climate change

This was done by isolating and quantifying the effects of the two forces using coupled climate model simulations. The researchers found that aerosol-driven changes in ocean circulation and the associated interbasin heat transport capabilities are more effective at altering the distribution of ocean heat than those caused by globally increasing GHGs. “A better understanding of … Read more