A recent study on Indians’ brain revealed that Indians have smaller brain in comparison to Americans and Chinese population.
Here’s the chart showing size of brain of Indian population
The study was conducted by International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad. And what inspired the institute to study the brain of Indians is the need of a standard size to study development of brain and medical conditions related to it in Indian population.
What is the need of the study?
Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) based template is inspired from the size of the brain of American population. But Chinese have their own brain Atlas. Also, Koreans have produced their brain atlas. Since Indians have brain different in size and features from others, India should also have its brain atlas. The Hyderabad based institute produced a brain atlas inspired by Indian population.
IIIT-Hyderabad creates the first Indian Brain Atlas
The standards set for the study of Indian brain are taken after studying MRIs … Read the rest