Cortex

  • Scientists decode why Einstein was a genius November 16, 2012

    Washington: Physicist Albert Einstein's brain had an "extraordinary" prefrontal cortex unlike those of most people which may have contributed to his remarkable genius, a new study has claimed. According to the study led by Florida State University evolutionary anthropologist Dean Falk, portions of Einstein's brain have been found to...
  • Cause of schizophrenia found? January 12, 2011

    Washington: In what could be a possible cause of schizophrenia, scientists claim to have found a link between the condition and trapped brain cells that are unable to reach the cortex, the brain's outer part. A new study, led by University of New South Wales, has claimed that brain cells...