I have read articles stating that Albert Einstein had an average brain volume but couldn't find a specific measurement. I'm curious because the articles are all so ambiguous. He could have been on the upper or lower side of average.

  • $\begingroup$ You may want to check Wikipedia's references (the page itself doesn't seem to have your answer). $\endgroup$ – Nick Stauner Aug 6 '14 at 21:46
  • $\begingroup$ @NickStauner Right. I looked through the references and couldn't find anything. I also searched google with no success. $\endgroup$ – user3754317 Aug 6 '14 at 22:00
  • $\begingroup$ as a bit of light relief you may find something of relevance in Michael Paterniti's "Driving Mr Albert" amazon.com/Driving-Mr-Albert-America-Einsteins/dp/038533303X $\endgroup$ – David Holden Aug 7 '14 at 14:24

I was interested in the same question a while ago. Unfortunately, Witelson et al (1999) reported here (http://penthai.sc.mahidol.ac.th/html/articles/newsletter/paper3.pdf) that volume measurements haven't been taken at the time. Weight data is available, but weight and volume aren't correlated perfectly.

Witelson, S. F., Kigar, D. L., & Harvey, T. (1999). The exceptional brain of Albert Einstein. The Lancet, 353(9170), 2149-2153.

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