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I am trying to find 3D model of brains. I am particularly interested in adult-male -brains in Blender-model. I could find such 3D models of brains for sale here but because I am researching I would like to use some open-sourced candidate so anyone could preview things. So does there exist 3D models of brains in Blender?

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I am interested in this as well –  Gabriel Fair Nov 25 '12 at 22:57
    
...this movie under cc3 and some brain model: mango.blender.org/gallery –  hhh Nov 26 '12 at 14:19
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A side note, for those interested in mouse brain anatomy: you may want to have a look at the Allen Brain Atlas website, particularly to Brain Explorer –  nico Nov 30 '12 at 23:31
    
<childishness>Am I the only one who initially (mis)read "adult male brain in a blender"? :)</childishness> –  Daniel Standage Dec 1 '12 at 1:13

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http://www.turbosquid.com/3d-models/max-human-brain/580672

That one is only 30 which really isn't bad for a model. You will have trouble finding an anatomically correct model for free.

I am curious, is the male brain that much different from the female brain? And do you want just the brain or a whole head with the skeleton and other anatomical features? And if you would like to elaborate, I am curious about what end product you are looking for.

Side note: Autodesk has 'student' license version of software --in case you want to try learning Maya or 3Ds max, the latter has Retopology tools. You can download from here: https://students.autodesk.com/?nd=download_center

ITKsnap is a program you could use to get 3d data from ct or mri scans http://www.itksnap.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php?n=Main.Downloads MRI and CT data can be found here: http://www.osirix-viewer.com/Downloads.html

I know you just wanted a free model, but the above are the steps to get to one at least.

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Academia is mostly against the photo electricity of brains with mammals twitter.com/heoalov/status/274090762524848128 -- just curious: placebo or some other effect with led-tosslink-in-ear? –  hhh Dec 2 '12 at 0:26
    
Err photosensitivity -- still requiring placebo test, easy trials: get cheap toslinks and different intensity light. Can you detect it? Does skin-senses become different after some use or just placebo? I cannot understand if not placebo, how does it work? If LEDs were UV, then D vitamin? Otherwise what is the physiological reaction? I do not know but pretty curious so investigating brains and ears etc –  hhh Dec 2 '12 at 1:12

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