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Author Lepore, Frederick E., 1949- author.

Title Finding Einstein's brain / Frederick E. Lepore, MD.

Publication Info. New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2018]


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Description 1 online resource (xi, 318 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Summary "Albert Einstein remains the quintessential icon of modern genius. Like Newton and many others, his seminal work in physics includes the Theory of General Relativity and perhaps the most famous equation of all time: E = mc2. Following his death in 1955, Einstein's brain was removed and preserved, but has never been fully or systematically studied. In fact, the sections are not even all in one place, and some are mysteriously unaccounted for! In this compelling tale, Frederick E. Lepore delves into the strange, elusive afterlife of Einstein's brain and what it represents for brain and/or intelligence studies. This 'biography of a brain' explores how Einstein's brain anatomy was truly exceptional, and how 'found' photographs of his brain--discovered more than a half a century after his death--begin to explain the brain of a genius."-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A neurologist walks in Princeton -- April 18, 1955 -- What the neuropathologist knew ... and didn't know -- The lost decades (1955-1985), the cider box, and the microscope -- The exceptional brain(s) of Albert Einstein -- How does a genius think? -- The pursuit of genius -- Where do we go from here? (and where have we been?).
Note Print version record.
Subject Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 -- Knowledge.
Harvey, Thomas Stoltz.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955. (OCoLC)fst00032023
Harvey, Thomas Stoltz. (OCoLC)fst00445894
Brain -- Dissection.
MEDICAL / Neuroscience.
Art. (OCoLC)fst00815177
Brain. (OCoLC)fst00837570
Brain -- Dissection. (OCoLC)fst00837619
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Title Einstein's brain
Other Form: Print version: Lepore, Frederick E., 1949- Finding Einstein's brain. New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2018] 9780813580395 (DLC) 2017047395 (OCoLC)1007569546
ISBN 9780813580418 (electronic book)
0813580412 (electronic book)
9780813580401 (electronic book)
0813580404 (electronic book)
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