Einstein had a small brain

A study of Einstein’s brain has turned up a bit of a surprise – weighing in at 1230 grams, it fell at the low end of average for modern humans. The adult human brain weighs on average about 1500 grams.

homer-simpson-brain

However, the scientists found that Einstein’s parietal lobes–which are implicated in mathematical, visual, and spatial cognition–were 15% wider than normal parietal lobes. Possibly helping to explain his many contributions to Physics. Read more here.

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3 Responses to “Einstein had a small brain”

  1. Hawkheart Says:

    Is that Homer Simpson’s brain, because I believe his might be smaller than that, more like a pea, instead of a walnut, like in the picture.

  2. I Like this Picture Says:

    one of the best pics of homer i have ever seen;)

  3. Images Says:

    Images…

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