These new developments underscore the fact that there is no room for dogmatism about claims concerning the smallest population size of humans.
The motivation for the brain collection was to document how some people were supposedly lower on the evolutionary ladder than others.
Maura was brought from the Philippines to the U.S. in 1904 to take part in one of the public displays of indigenous people at the St. Louis World’s Fair.
These human specimens were collected in large part to dramatize how non-white peoples were supposedly lower on the evolutionary ladder than whites.
This human trait of question-asking begins almost as soon as we learn to talk. Young children can confound their parents with their rapid-fire questions.