Brain exercise: who is this?

homunculus

Who, or what is this? Why are we talking about him? Let me give you a clue: his name in Homunculus.

The answer is posted as a Comment.

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3 Comments »

  1. Alvaro said

    Watch this fun short animation:

    http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/flash/hom.html

    In short, the figure shows what a man’s body would look like if each body part kept proportion to the area of the cortex of the brain involved with its sensory perception.

  2. eleanor said

    that is hilarious! – I was mildly apprehensive about whether or not they would omit certain body parts – particularly if it was for kids to see – but they cunningly glossed over the issue!

  3. Alvaro said

    Yes, I had to be careful 🙂

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