The most beautiful visualizations from the worlds of science and engineering

Voting is now closed.

Interactive Brain Model

Interactive Brain Model
Welcome to the brain, the command center of the human body. Weighing just three pounds, the brain controls everything from the beating of our hearts to the storage of our memories. The brain’s 86 billion neurons—specialized cells that communicate with each other—link together to form neural circuits. The circuits organize into discrete regions that carry out specific tasks. Explore the brain. Tap or click anywhere to move the brain. Use drop-down menu or tap on the brain to find a structure.
Click here to experience this Interactive Entry

Contact

National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria VA 22314, USA

Tel: (703) 292-5111, FIRS: (800) 877-8339 | TDD: (800) 281-8749