Humans are by far the most cognitively advanced animals on the planet. No other animal has the brain power to assess and understand the universe like we do, or study the very things that allow us to study – the brain. We are the universe understanding itself.
A very good question would ask why is it that we are so far apart from other animals when it comes to this?What is it about our brains that is so different from other animals?
You might be surprised to learn that cooking our food looks to be a major factor in the evolution of our central nervous system.