Michio Kaku on the Evolution of Intelligence

Michio Kaku on the Evolution of Intelligence
Big Think
Mar 25, 2014

04:00 By monkeying with just one gene [ASPM], you can double the size of the brain case and the brain itself.
In the future, we may use gene therapy to begin the process of making–perhaps–a chimpanzee intelligent.
We know the genes that would increase the size of the brain.
We’ve isolated now the genes that give us manual dexterity.

ASPM (abnormal spindle‐like microcephaly‐associated)

related:
https://franzcalvo.wordpress.com/2014/07/14/language-gene-has-a-partner

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