Brain of Albert Einstein

Einstein's brain was preserved after his death in 1955, but this fact was not revealed until 1978.
Albert Einstein

The brain of Albert Einstein has been a subject of much research and speculation. Albert Einstein's brain was removed within seven and a half hours of his death. His apparent regularities or irregularities in the brain have been used to support various ideas about correlations in neuroanatomy with general or mathematical intelligence. Studies have suggested an increased number of glial cells in Einstein's brain.[1][2]

  1. ^ Fields, R. Douglas (2009). The Other Brain: From Dementia to Schizophrenia. New York: Simon & Schuster. p.3-8. ISBN 978-0-7432-9141-5
  2. ^ Diamond MC, Scheibel AB, Murphy GM Jr, Harvey, T,"On the Brain of a Scientist: Albert Einstein","Experimental Neurology 88, 198-204, 1985", February 8, 2017

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