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Due to the limitations of the human body, babies are born with immature brains. This means that most of the growth of the brain will occur after birth as the baby develops from infant to young adult. This video from The Human Spark examines the growth of the brain of the modern day child from birth to adulthood, with most of the growth taking place in the brain case. In contrast, the early ancestors of human beings experienced growth in the face and jaw.
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