Uncovered photos of Einstein’s brain reveal clues to his genius

(Photo: Falk, Lepore & Noe, 2012, courtesy of the National Museum of Health and Medicine)

Albert Einstein’s brain had extraordinary folding patterns in several regions, which may help explain his genius, newly uncovered photographs suggest.

The photographs, published Nov. 16 in the journal Brain, reveal that the brilliant physicist had extra folding in his brain’s gray matter, the site of conscious thinking.

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Uncovered photos of Einstein’s brain reveal clues to his genius

(Photo: Falk, Lepore & Noe, 2012, courtesy of the National Museum of Health and Medicine)

Albert Einstein’s brain had extraordinary folding patterns in several regions, which may help explain his genius, newly uncovered photographs suggest.

Read the complete story.