BRAIN WEIGHT

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n. the specific weight of the human brain, which is estimated at around 1,400-1,450 grams in a young and healthy adult. Due to brain growth, brain weight likewise increases up to a certain age, that is, until about 20 years old. See brain growth.

BRAIN WEIGHT: "The correlation of brain weight with intelligence is significant, and this is expressed as r = 0.4."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "BRAIN WEIGHT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/brain-weight/ (accessed June 26, 2022).

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