This web exhibit was first built in 2000 by Patricia Anne Kinser, Haverford College, under the direction of Paul Grobstein, Bryn Mawr College. The updated version of Comparative Neuroanatomy and Intelligence is now online at http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/exchange/brains. This old version has been archived in place, and will continue to be available for teachers and students who are using it.
Compare Brain and Body Sizes
The Neuron- Up Close and Personal
Purpose and Contact Info
If so (or even if not!), you have come to the right place. While no "answers" will be given, we will explore together the intricacies and wonder of the brain. We will ponder questions about cognition and attempt to link brain to behavior.
You need not have any previous science experience to explore this website or participate in the thought exercises within!
This website is organized into 4 main parts, and if you ever find yourself lost you can use the index on the left to guide you back:
First, you may ask why are we studying comparative neuroanatomy? What is the use? Let's think about that... click here for a discussion of the relevance of this type of study.
Last updated December, 2000