The human brain has the same general structure as the brains of other mammals, but is larger than any other in relation to body size. Large animals such as whales and elephants have larger brains in absolute terms, but when measured using the encephalization quotient which compensates for body size, the human brain is almost twice as large as the brain of the bottlenose dolphin, and three times as large as the brain of a chimpanzee. Much of the expansion comes from the part of the brain called the cerebral cortex, especially the frontal lobes, which are associated with executive functions such as self-control, planning, reasoning, and abstract thought. The portion of the cerebral cortex devoted to vision is also greatly enlarged in humans. (More...)
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Flesh out list on Articles page. Missing major structures, especially near the end.
Go through the articles and get rid of old terminology (and weird capitalization).
Add information - even non-stubs lack important facts that medical/basic medical science students are required to retain in their heads.
Consider the merge proposal in Talk:Vertebra which raises the issue of the need for integration (if not a merge, at least a clear division of material) between that article and the Vertebral column one.