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New York/Stuttgart – The Human Brain in 1969 Pieces, Version 2.0, recently published by Thieme, is an updated version of Dr. Wieslaw Nowinski’s highly sophisticated, visually stunning 3D neuro-anatomy atlas. It features a user-friendly functionality that allows you to explore a fully segmented and labeled virtual brain from every angle, including axial, coronal, and sagittal MR planes. Users can easily add, remove, or overlap brain structures, and the self-testing feature helps them quickly find out how much they've learned. This innovative product allows clinicians and educators in neuroradiology, neurosurgery, neurology, and neuroscience to explore and better understand the intricacies of the human brain.

Features of the new version:

  • Head muscles and glands
  • Cerebral vertebrae
  • A new, resizable interface that conforms to your screen size
  • Additional cranial nerve and vessels content
  • Labeling of 3D cuts and triplanar images
  • Enhanced functionality and visual refinements

Mac minimum requirements: iMac with x86_64 architecture(Core 2 Duo, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7); 1 GB RAM or greater; MacOS 10.6 and above; graphics card that supports OpenGL 2.1 and with at least 512 MB of video memory; 150 MB hard disk space; screen resolution 1280 x 1024 or higher (recommended) and 1280 x 720 pixels (minimum).

PC minimum requirements: 2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo orhigher; 1 GB RAM or greater; graphics card that supports OpenGL 2.1 (recommended not mandatory) and with at least 512 MB of video memory; 150 MB hard disk space; screen resolution 1280 x 1024 or higher (recommended) and 1280 x 720 (minimum); Windows XP Service Pack 2 or later, or Windows 7 or Windows 8 (English version is recommended).

The Human Brain in 1969 Pieces 2.0
ISBN: 9781626230194

About the Authors

Wieslaw L. Nowinski, DSc, PhD, is Principal Scientist and Director, Biomedical Imaging Lab, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A* STAR), Singapore. His work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal and on The Discovery Channel. He is winner of the RSNA 2009 Magna Cum Laude and Excellence in Design Awards.

Beng Choon Chua, MTech, is Project Leader, A* STAR, Singapore.

About Thieme

Thieme Publishing Group is a scientific and medical publishing house employing more than 950 people and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Stuttgart and three other locations in Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in medical and scientific publishing. Today, Thieme is the market leading publisher of neurosurgical content and holds strong market positions in orthopedics,radiology, anatomy and chemistry, among other specialties. Thieme publishes 150 peer-reviewed journals and over 450 new books annually. The company also has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. State-of-the-art online products include Thieme eJournals, Thieme Electronic Book Library, the medical student website and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty. For more information about Thieme, please visit

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