Science: Cornell Brain

At Cornell University is the Wilder collection of preserved brains. From their evidence, Dr. James W. Papez, curator, last week concluded scientifically that all physical qualities, such as mass, formation, wrinkles, surface area, prove the female organ equal to the male. Chief among the exhibits in favor of women was the organ of Mrs. Helen Hamilton Gardener, ardent feminist but reasonable debater. Live, she had sought to prove such equality in a book, Sex in Brain. Dead (in 1925), she had willed her brain as mute, tangible evidence to clinch the argument. In the Wilder collection last week, no brain was...

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