Albert Einstein: Secrets of the Genius Brain Come to Light

///Albert Einstein: Secrets of the Genius Brain Come to Light

einstein genius brainThe name of Albert Einstein is closely connected with both the mathematics and the physics. He is characterized as a man with a bright mind who was much ahead of the time he lived. His brain is a mystery to this day and beyond its distinctive features other secrets concerning both thinking and knowledge of the great scientist gradually come to light.

Let us examine in detail the evidence that have come to light according to the latest study in China stating that the two hemispheres of the Einstein’s brain were better connected with each other than those of the average man.

What the photos of his brain show us

The study was based on 14 photographs of Einstein’s brain that were taken during the autopsy that had been conducted after his death and recently came to light. Note that after his death his brain was removed by Thomas Harvey, who had undertaken to conduct the autopsy. When it took place, Harvey studied the Einstein’s brain and made some photos of it from different angles, after which he shredded it into 240 pieces.

Back to today, researchers from the East China University decided to depict the surface of the brain in both hemispheres and examine the striatum, a nerve bundle that connects the hemispheres.

Using a new technique, the scientists managed to measure the thickness of the striatum and then compared it with that of 15 elderly men and 52 women aged 26 – the age at which Einstein was when he conceived the quantum theory of light. They found that the striatum of the genius brain was thicker than that of the other two groups.

The numerous features

The study of the Chinese scientists is the first to examine the newly discovered photographs. The first analysis was done by a team of researchers at Florida State University, led by Dean Falk.

According to it, the brain of Einstein also exhibits some characteristics observed in the prefrontal cortex and parietal lobe, while the visual and somatosensory cortex are larger than usual. The prefrontal cortex is associated with abstract thinking, and the parietal lobe is associated with visual-spatial perception and mathematical ability.
 

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Anna is the founder and lead editor of the website Learning-mind.com. She is passionate about learning new things and reflecting on thought-provoking ideas. She writes about science, psychology and other related topics. She is particularly interested in topics regarding introversion, consciousness and subconscious, perception, human mind's potential, as well as the nature of reality and the universe.




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By | 2017-01-13T21:53:25+00:00 October 29th, 2013|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |1 Comment

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  1. Anthony Connor October 30, 2013 at 6:27 pm - Reply

    Another explanation for Einsteins genius could be as a committed vegetarian he never ate dead bodies

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