Nearly 100 New Parts Of The Human Brain Have Just Been Mapped

While the word “discovered” might be a little strong, finding out that there are 97 parts of your brain that even scientists didn’t really know about until now is kind of a big deal. The brain is an intricate mass of chemicals and emotion to us, but to your everyday neurosurgeon or researcher, the complexities are so in-depth that they’re still learning all about it. An all-new “map” of the average human brain has been constructed, and in creating the map, researchers realized that there were many areas they uncovered that had not previously been described. These areas were clearly different from their neighboring parts, because of their unique structure, function and connectivity. This map has been a long time coming for the neuroscientists that made it (or longed for…


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