Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:23 PM
struggle4progress (82,228 posts)
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The study, "The Cerebral Cortex of Albert Einstein: A Description and Preliminary Analysis of Unpublished Photographs," will be published Friday in the journal Brain ...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 ...
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