“Although our brain represents the main adaptive feature of our species, what it is adapted to is not clear at all.”
This quandary remains, to this day, unresolved. But attempts to answer it have been made – by, amongst others, professor Konrad Fiałkowski in his article: Is Our Brain Too Big to Think Effectively? which was published in the journal Current Anthropology Vol. 50, No. 2 (April 2009), pp. 247-249.
Also see, from the same author :
• Star City:Tales from Mars
• Adam is among us
• Homo divisus
• Cyclic behavior of randomly growing digital structures in finite random environment.