• precentral gyrus. here are our upper motor neurons!
  • medulla oblongata
  • full frontal lobity!
  • "i ain't got the heart to tell 'em
    i ain't got no cerebellum
    gonna get my phd
    i'm a teenage lobotomy!!!"
  • thalamus, i think a lot of other junk is in here, the amgydala and stuff like that
  • cingulate gyrus
  • pons variolii
  • oh my long suffering ethmoid sinuses ow ow
  • midbrain
  • parietal lobe, good for using words and understanding speech!
  • occipital lobe. visual processors aquí!
  • postcentral gyrus. here are some sensory thingies!
  • lateral sulcus, canyon between frontal and uh temporal which you can't see here because it's on the sides
  • It's really creepy to consider how much extra tongue there is back there
  • corpus callosum, sexy and thick, warp factor 10
  • pituitary gland in here somewhere
  • caudate nucleus? lateral ventricle?
  • Your brain goes to 11! :-) - elkit
  • All 80s hits, all the time - yoz
  • lizzard brains - bad_idea_dinosaur
  • hic sunt leones - elkit

my brains - let me show you them

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dicom files burned onto a cd by the radiologist - I used OsiriX to view them on my mac.
My brain's so awesome and illustrationy! Just as you'd expect.

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  1. yarnivore 89 months ago | reply

    I'm going to put mine up too. I love how they look Just Like Brains!

  2. Jim Rees 87 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Tomography, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    I really like the annotations.

  3. darling.clandestine 87 months ago | reply

    It's thalamasterful. Callosal. Braintastic! Your title made me literally LOL. And I don't LOL often; I seem to be missing a certain part of my brain . . .

  4. edwardyanquen 86 months ago | reply

    your image has been used in my blog if you have any problem please tell me

  5. weedfoxs 80 months ago | reply

    pretty brain!!! ; )

  6. oliverchesler 79 months ago | reply

    Thank you for adding a creative commons license to this great photo. I used it on this blog post: www.wiretotheear.com/2008/08/22/use-enos-oblique-strategi...

  7. LCMcG 73 months ago | reply

    Thanks so much for sharing your picture and allowing public access. It is a fantastic picture! I used it on my blog (www.seniorhelpforum.com) for a post alerting senior citizens to the symptoms and risks of TIAs.

  8. draymondKC 67 months ago | reply

    Thanks for sharing the great photo! We have posted the pic under "Human Brain Could Be Replicated In 10 Years, Researcher Predicts" at www.duhmagazine.com, with your name linked back to this web page. Let us know if the attribution is correct. Thanks!

  9. futureatlas.com 65 months ago | reply

    Very nice. I used it in this blog post about brain science, genetics and crime here -- not that I'm implying anything...

  10. angelastringfellow 59 months ago | reply

    Thank you for sharing this image! We used it in our blog post on cognitive aging here www.seniorhomes.com/w/your-middle-aged-brain-could-be-bet...

    Any problems, please let us know!

    Thanks so much.

  11. PrasannaKakunje 57 months ago | reply

    Thanks for sharing. I'm using it at www.thewellnesstoday.com

  12. kimberlyjones 54 months ago | reply

    Congratulations! Your photo has received the Amber Award from FotoVotr. It has been selected from the Flickr community because of its interest and popularity. For more information, please visit the FotoVotr Amber Group. We would be honored to have you join us!

  13. gigglebox1091 [deleted] 54 months ago | reply

    That is really cool, I wish I could put mine up.

  14. dtweney 23 months ago | reply

    Thanks for posting a pic of your brain! Very classic! And I appreciate the CC license. FYI, I used your photo, with a credit to you, in this post: venturebeat.com/2013/04/22/brain-initiative-needs-more-br...

  15. The Health Cloud 18 months ago | reply

    We have used this image on our health news article, thanks for making it creative commons! www.thehealthcloud.co.uk/health-news-weekly-round-06-09-13/

  16. jocelyndavis1 15 months ago | reply

    Thank you for this blog picture! i used it on my website www.relationshipsandpsychology.com

  17. daverobson86 9 months ago | reply

    hi Liz, just writing about a bbc project I am working on based on the human brain. Is it possible to get a personal email for you? thanks, Dave

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