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.


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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4 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:


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  4. hitecron Says:

    Is not true, Einstein’s brain weighed 1500 grams

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