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3D Brain

By Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

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Use your touch screen to rotate and zoom around 29 interactive structures. Discover how each brain region functions, what happens when it is injured, and how it is involved in mental illness. Each detailed structure comes with information on functions, disorders, brain damage, case studies, and links to modern research.

Created by Vivid Apps and AXS Biomedical Animation Studio for the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory DNA Learning Center. 3D Brain was produced for the Genes to Cognition (G2C) Online website funded by the Dana Foundation and Hewlett Foundation.

What's New in Version 1.2

In response to user feedback our popular 3D Brain app just got better!
• Dozens of updated scientific references across all structures
• Option to upgrade to HQ app with higher resolution images and improved interface
• Bug fixes

In-app purchase of 3D Brain HQ:
•Download requires Wifi or a direct Internet connection.
•If the app does not install correctly, uninstall it and download again from iTunes App Store. If persists, log out of iTunes, and log in again to ensure the upgrade version is downloaded.
•If you have paid for the upgrade and need to reinstall the app, or install it on multiple devices, tap the "Restore" option on the in-app purchase screen.


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Customer Reviews

Simple and sweet

I'm a 35 year old grad student taking an intro course in neuroscience. Within five minutes, after flipping the 3D model around and reading the descriptions, I finally made some connections about the hypothalamus that I've never been able to make after all these years staring at boring illustrations in textbooks. I got more excited about learning this stuff so I figure that's worth five stars at least. The notes are very good too and thank god written in language I can understand. So thank you for a great app.

Great informative app- but...

This app works wonders for those wishing to absorb knowledge and further increase their arsenal of psychology info- buuut, on the flipside i was expecting much better graphics- and a far smoother transition when moving the 3D models- it didnt really feel like the actual graphics of the models had changed when i spent money to upgrade. If that can be improved with an update- then that would be awesome! Great app otherwise!

Love it!

Bought this to accompany my reading of a neuroscience text book. Navigating the brain on this app while reading the book definitely enhanced the experience, allowing me to learn the material more quickly. Definitely recommend! Would totally pay for more interactive functionality. Perhaps such things could be added a la carte (.99 to 1.99 a piece)? Maybe add diagrams of motor neurons, interneurons, and glia? Charge for quizzes and flashcards? Great app!

3D Brain
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Education
  • Updated: Oct 28, 2013
  • Version: 1.2
  • Size: 57.3 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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