New iPad app lets you peer into Albert Einstein’s Brain

Released today in the US by the National Museum of Health and Medicine in Chicago, is an iPad app which lets you see into the mind of Nobel prize winner and world renowned genius Albert Einstein. After his death in 1955 the centre took almost 350 close up images from slide of Einstein’s brain.

A study conducted in 1999 showed that the area of this great physicists brain responsible for mathematical thinking and spatial awareness was found to be 15% bigger than that of an average person.

The app can be found here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/nmhmc-harvey/id555722456?ls=1&mt=8

Source: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/shortsharpscience/2012/09/poke-einsteins-brain-with-new.html

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