WOMEN: Brain

Helen Hamilton Gardener, an author and the only female member of the U. S. Civil Service Commission, recently died (TIME, Aug. 17). Among other things which she left in her will was her brain, bequeathed to the Cornell Brain Association to prove her life-long contention that the brain of a woman is not inherently inferior to that of a man.

Last week the gruesome package arrived at Ithaca. Scientists bore it to their laboratory. Dr. James W. Papez, Secretary of the Association, began a preliminary study of the specimen.

He described it as...

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