Number of neurons in cerebral cortex

Value 6.7e+9 neurons
Organism Chimpanzee Pan troglodytes
Reference Hart BL, Hart LA, Pinter-Wollman N. Large brains and cognition: where do elephants fit in? Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2008 32(1):86-98 p.93 right column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID17617460
Comments "With 682 cm^3 of cerebral cortex, humans are estimated to have 17.4 billion neurons in the cerebral cortex, elephants with 1800 cm^3 of cerebral cortex, 12.5 billion and chimpanzees with 161 cm^3 of cerebral cortex, 6.7 billion"
Entered by Uri M
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