Brain Byte

Marian Diamond

  • Published24 Apr 2020
  • Author Calli McMurray
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

A pioneer in neuroscience, Marian Diamond discovered how experience and environment can change the brain, even during adulthood. She is also famous for her studies of Albert Einstein’s brain.

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Sanders, R. (2017, August 7). Marian Diamond, known for studies of Einstein's brain, dies at 90. Retrieved from