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Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:23 PM

Einstein's brain: It was better than yours

Doyle Rice, USA TODAYShare

6:15AM EST November 16. 2012 - Albert Einstein's brain was "unlike those of most people," according to a new study led by Florida State University evolutionary anthropologist Dean Falk.

"Although the overall size and asymmetrical shape of Einstein's brain were normal. The prefrontal, somatosensory, primary motor, parietal, temporal and occipital cortices were extraordinary," Falk says.

The study, "The Cerebral Cortex of Albert Einstein: A Description and Preliminary Analysis of Unpublished Photographs," will be published Friday in the journal Brain ...

After Einstein died in 1955, his brain was removed and photographed from several angles. Unfortunately, many of the photos of the brain were considered lost for more than 55 years ...

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2012/11/15/albert-einstein-brain-photographs/1707425/

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struggle4progress Nov 2012 OP
DavidDvorkin Nov 2012 #1
ProudProgressiveNow Nov 2012 #4
geomon666 Nov 2012 #2
struggle4progress Nov 2012 #6
Berlum Nov 2012 #3
BainsBane Nov 2012 #5

Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:30 PM

1. I've always suspected that it was better than mine

Except for the part about mine still being inside my head and working, of course.

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Response to DavidDvorkin (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:56 PM

4. +1 nt

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:55 PM

2. Pics or GTFO

n/t

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Response to geomon666 (Reply #2)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 02:16 PM

6. OK:



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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:55 PM

3. Oh yeah? Check out my sexy somatosensory, parietal, temporal and occipital cortices ...

...then eat your puny prefrontal lobes out.

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 01:12 PM

5. No kidding

Some things are obvious.

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