Through images, Carl Schoonover, a neuroscientist tells the fascinating history of the brain in his new book, Portraits of the Mind. Most of these images, from the first ever known medieval Arabic drawing to the brilliantly colored “Brainbow” produced using state-of-the-art techniques, have never been seen before by the general public, but have been employed daily by scientists around the world to expand our understanding of the brain.
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