November 16, 2012

Einstein's Brain Had 'Uncommon Features'

Will Parker, Science A GoGo


AP Photo

Researchers who have just completed a new analysis of the famous scientist's grey matter say portions of Albert Einstein's brain were unlike those of most people and could be related to his extraordinary cognitive abilities. 

After his death in 1955 and with the permission of his family, Einstein's brain was removed and photographed from multiple angles.

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TAGGED: Cerebral Cortex, Brain, Albert Einstein

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