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3D Brain App for iOS

"Use your touch screen to rotate and zoom around 29 interactive structures. Discover how each brain region functions, what happens when it is injured, and how it is involved in mental illness. Each detailed structure comes with information on functions, disorders, brain damage, case studies, and links to modern research."

Created by Vivid Apps and AXS Biomedical Animation Studio for the Dolan DNA Learning Center (DNALC) at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL). The 3D brain is derived from the Genes to Cognition (G2C) Online website funded by the Dana Foundation and Hewlett Foundation. "

This is a free app.

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Julie Evey
Julie Evey (Faculty)
4 years ago

I recommend this app to my students - you can rotate the brain, highlight certain sections, search for a part of the brain.  From a basic overview to a nice detailed explanation with case studies, associated functions, associated cognitive disorders, issues with damage to that area, research reviews, and links, it provides a quick, fun, and easy way to look at different parts of the brain in 3D. 

Time spent reviewing site: A few hours over several months.