The cerebral cortex of Albert Einstein: a description and preliminary analysis of unpublished photographs

@inproceedings{Falk2013TheCC,
  title={The cerebral cortex of Albert Einstein: a description and preliminary analysis of unpublished photographs},
  author={Dean Falk and Frederick E. Lepore and Adrianne Noe},
  booktitle={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  year={2013}
}
Upon his death in 1955, Albert Einstein's brain was removed, fixed and photographed from multiple angles. It was then sectioned into 240 blocks, and histological slides were prepared. At the time, a roadmap was drawn that illustrates the location within the brain of each block and its associated slides. Here we describe the external gross neuroanatomy of Einstein's entire cerebral cortex from 14 recently discovered photographs, most of which were taken from unconventional angles. Two of the… CONTINUE READING

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