Is your brain completely furnished?

“The brain conducts a busy telephone exchange with a central office and many branches.... But can you find love or hate, fear or joy anywhere about the premises?” The caption ends with a quote (slightly mis-quoted actually, or so Wikiquote informs me) from Shakespeare’s “Merchant of Venice”, Act III:

"Where, oh where is fancy bred?

Or in the heart, or in the head?”

en.wikiquote.org/wiki/The_Merchant_of_Venice

 

This is from an out-of-copyright 1918 science publication I found at archive.org.

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Taken on September 7, 2011