Sunday, July 10, 2011
My brain arrived by mail
In my research, I study the brain and how it works. It's useful to have a feeling for the shape of the brain, and where the parts are. So, I purchased a
I was pleasantly surprised. It's approximately life-sized, solid rubber, and weighs over 3 pounds. Basically, close to a real human adult brain (except for the rubber). Here is a view from the bottom.
It also comes apart. Here is a sagittal view of the left hemisphere.
It has 8 pieces in total. These are the 4 pieces for each hemisphere.
And it even comes with a handy dandy stand, shaped especially to fit your cranial curves.
I'll use it when I teach about the brain.
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