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This Infographic Explains How a Brain Functions in Terms of Size

 - May 5, 2014
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If you've ever been curious as to how your brain functions on a day-to-day basis, the 'Scale of the Brain' infographic breaks down how different sections of the brain operate and visually explains them using size.

The 'Scale of the Brain' infographic makes understanding the science-based technicalities of our body's most important organ a breeze. This infographic lays out the brain into four main parts, the cerebral cortext, the neurons, the synapses and the brain itself. From there, each section of the brain is visually shown using a colored illustration and given an exact size followed by a detailed description of its day-to-day function. For example, did you know that the cerebral cortex is in charge of our imagination, thought and judgement?