“Your Brain is Pretty”

This is something a man, no matter how much in love, ever says to a woman. (Trust me.) But everyone’s brain is gorgeous.

Carl Schoonover, who is a Columbia University student hoping to shortly become Dr. Carl Schoonover, curates a cool book of images of the brain that have never been compiled in one place before, Portraits of the Mind: Visualizing the Brain from Antiquity to the 21st Century. Children of all ages can appreciate a good picture book.

I wonder if dark and ugly thoughts look any different than thoughts of unicorns. I bet they do.

This, BTW, is a hippocampus which helps us all with long-term memory and spatial navigation.