Brain Mosaic by Catherine Smith

Brain Mosaic by Catherine Smith

This piece was part of the 2012 Brain & Mental Health Art Show.

Our brain is made up of billions of neurons which together give rise to sensation, perceptions and behvaiour. I wanted to create a picture to emphasize how theses neurons and the connections between them are the building blocks of the brain.

About The Artist

Catherine Smith is a PhD student in the Department of Neuroscience at Carleton University. In the 2012/2013 academic year, Catherine acted as Journal Club coordinator for the Society for Neuroscience, Ottawa Chapter.

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