Born in Germany and as he proceeded in education he was eventually attracted to Oscar Vogt (1870-1959) who induced him to devote his life to neurology and psychiatry. But in 1900-1901, Brodmann came into contact with Alois Alzheimer (1864-1915) who launched him into his lifeís work in neuroanatomy. Brodmann is responsible for establishing the basis upon which the present day science of comparative cytoarchitectonics of the mammalian cortex rests. All confusion of brain area nomenclature disappeared with Brodmannís contribution.

Brodman's Cytoarchitectonic Map

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