From the exhibition:
Brain: The Inside Story

New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

Model of a Human Figure

This dramatic 6-foot-tall model of a human figure is proportioned to highlight the amount of “real estate” in the brain devoted to touch signals from different parts of the body. As this figure shows, touch centers for the hands and mouth are especially large.

Credit: Courtesy of AMNH/D. Finnin

Note: Representative image at left is often cropped for display purposes. Downloaded high-resolution images are not cropped.