Poring Over Einstein's Brain | Inside NOVA | PBS | Learning, Brain & Cognitive Fitness | Scoop.it

"Albert Einstein died in 1955, but not before leaving science one more gift—his brain. Pathologist Thomas Stoltz Harvey removed and preserved Einstein's after conducting an autopsy, and researchers have been studying it ever since, hoping to discover anything that may have lead to the physicist's genius."


Why was Einstein so smart? Newly discovered images of his brain are helping to answer that question.