The Museum of Scientifically Accurate Fabric Brain Art

First there was the crocheted hyperbolic plane, then the coral reef. Now, crochet finds its way into the study of human biology in the form of "anatomically correct fabric brain art."

Detail of crocheted and knitted parts of a brain

Artists Marjorie Taylor (a developmental psychologist at the University of Oregon, Eugene) and Karen Norberg (a psychiatrist at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts) used a multitude of yarn- and fabric-related crafting techniques to make three quilts "inspired by research from neuroscience, dissection and neuroeconomics." A 2006 blurb in Science reported the quilts could be found at the Boston Museum of Science.

Way. cool.

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