The State

Studying four small pieces of scientist Albert Einstein's brain was an "overwhelming" experience, said UC Berkeley anatomy professor Marion Diamond. She said that in one section of Einstein's brain, she found more glial cells for every neuron than there are in the same section of the average brain. Glial cells are "support cells," she pointed out, which supply nourishment and do chores such as running the cerebrum. Neurons do the thinking.

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