Fuck Yeah, Math and Science Tattoos!

This tattoo was designed by an academic collaborator, Dr. Donna Rose Addis, and repurposed as body art with her permission. :) Tattoo is positioned on the inner right bicep.
The left half of the tattoo is a coronal slice of brain, showing the cortical surface of the brain. The “bulb” at the bottom of the slice is the left hippocampus (latin for “seahorse”); the hippocampus gets its name from the fact that it, along with the fornix, resembles a seahorse (hence the seahorse on the right). The hippocampus is involved in episodic memory, and my doctoral research focused on the neuroscience of memory for emotional experiences. 

This tattoo was designed by an academic collaborator, Dr. Donna Rose Addis, and repurposed as body art with her permission. :) Tattoo is positioned on the inner right bicep.

The left half of the tattoo is a coronal slice of brain, showing the cortical surface of the brain. The “bulb” at the bottom of the slice is the left hippocampus (latin for “seahorse”); the hippocampus gets its name from the fact that it, along with the fornix, resembles a seahorse (hence the seahorse on the right). The hippocampus is involved in episodic memory, and my doctoral research focused on the neuroscience of memory for emotional experiences. 

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