From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
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- Biology : The science of life — of complex, self-organizing, information-processing systems living in the past, present or future.
- Evolutionary biology : The study of the origin and descent of species, as well as their change, multiplication, and diversity over time.
- Encephalisation quotient : An empirical measure relating brain size and body mass across species, often taken as a proxy for the relative intelligence of a species.
- Bionics : The application of biological principles in technical design.
- Biophysics : The study of forces and energies in biological systems.
- Brain evolution : The process by which the central nervous system changed over many generations.
- Brain morphometry : The quantitative study of structures in the brain, their differences between individuals, correlations with brain function, and changes of these characteristics over time.
- Body size : An umbrella term for various measures of how big an animal is.
- Brain size : Umbrella term for various measures of how big a brain is.
- Cortical thickness : The combined thickness of the cerebral cortex layers.
- Gyrification : The folding process during brain development, or the extent of folding.
- Human uniqueness : A theoretical concept in evolutionary studies, often used in discussions about the evolution of biological traits found in humans.
- Metabolism : The modification of chemical substances by living organisms.
- Neocortex : The six-layered outer layer of the mammalian brain.
- Power law : A mathematical relationship between two quantities where one is proportional to a power of the other: that is, of the form where and are constants, with being referred to as the exponent.
- Theoretical biology : The study of biological systems by theoretical means.