"The critical importance of neuro-anatomy has been elegantly demonstrated in the neuroarcheological discipline and provided us with inferences about the study of language origins, bang theory of human evolution. Bipedalism, led to tool making, a tripling in brain growth, the development of increasing fronto-parietal networks, culminating in the mirror neuron networks, the latter which is now providing hypotheses of some very common, challenging and ill understood syndromes, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
and autism. Although we are used to macroscopic neuroanatomical images being static over time, it is important to recall that the brain is the most metabolically active organ in the body and has marked plasticity potentialthat pertains to both gray and white matter.
Although the changes are mostly synaptic, neuronal network and at a cellular level, gross anatomical brain changes are visible as for example in autism. For example there is a paucity of glial cells in the frontal networks in schizophrenia and an excess in certain epileptic syndromes. Albert Einstein left inferior parietal lobe had approximately twice the
number of glial cells compared to age and gender matched controls. Such anatomical changes underlie the powerful abstraction and creativity ability that gave us the theory of relativity for example. (Michael Hoffmann- Beyond the Three Dimensional Aspects of Neuro-anatomy: The Multidimensional Brain)"
Last date updated on June, 2014