Dragons and Brain Evolution – Neuroscience News

Researchers created a molecular atlas of the bearded dragon’s brain and compared it to the mouse brain. Findings reveal, contrary to popular belief, mammalian brains consist of an ancient reptilian brain supplemented with new mammalian features. Both reptilian and mammalian brains evolved their own clade-specific neuron types and circuits from a common ancestral set.

Source: Dragons and Brain Evolution – Neuroscience News

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