The Bulging Brain
The shape of the brain may be critical to the causes of such mental disorders as schizophrenia and autism.
The source: “Sculpting the Brain” by Claus C. Hilgetag and Helen Barbas, in Scientific American, Feb. 2009.
Every time you read an In Essence article, responding to it by saying “hmmm,” getting mad at the author, or even flipping the page, you are exercising your cerebral cortex, which is about as thick as a piece of cardboard and as big as an extra-large pizza. The cortex...