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Brain

The World Inside Your Head





 

Was Einstein’s brain really bigger? What brain disorder afflicted Abraham Lincoln? Is there a fine line between genius and mental illness? Separate facts from myths in Brain: The World Inside Your HeadImmerse yourself in interactive displays that provide an up-close look at the body's most fascinating organ.

  • Probe the geography of the brain.
  • Stand in the midst of the brain’s constant electrical brainstorm.
  • Discover the secrets of sleep and the dangers, causes and cures of disorders, diseases and mental illnesses.
  • Explore the future of medical and technological brain research.
  • Compare sizes, shapes and other characteristics of human and animal brains. 
  • Crank open a model of a head to see how the areas of the brain have evolved over millions of years.
 
Don’t miss the mind-boggling experience of this fun and intriguing exhibition. There’s fun and amazement for every member of the family.

It’s your brain. Come discover it!

 

Brain: The World Inside Your Head is open from February 1 to April 26, 2020, and is included with admission to the Fleet Science Center. 
 
 
 
Brain: The World Inside Your Head  is made possible by Pfizer Inc. and produced by Evergreen Exhibitions in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health.
 
This exhibition is generously sponsored in part by The Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation.