Posts tagged "neocortex"

Having Less Choices Might Help Our Love Lives

When our neocortex was developing way back in the day, the average human group consisted of around 150 people, and members of reproductive age totaled around 25. Sounds like slim picking compared to the abundance of prospects available today through online dating sites like, right? Well, researchers studied people’s preferences for how many optio…

Catherine Strawn / June 26, 2008