Einstein's Brain Shows Why He Was So Smart

Study shows that his gray matter had extra folds

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 19, 2012 6:54 PM CST

(Newser) – Albert Einstein had quite the advantage in contemplating the universe, according to a new study. Photographs of his brain reveal unusually complex folding patterns in several areas, particularly his frontal lobes, which are linked to planning and abstract thought, LiveScience reports. "It's a...   Read full story »


NEWS FROM OUR PARTNERS
Other Sites We Like:   The Street   |   24/7 Wall St.   |   BuzzFeed   |   Cracked   |   World History Project   |   POPSUGAR Tech   |   Business Insider   |   HuffPost Entertainment