Scientific Illustration: Your Brain in Meltdown

Created for Scientific American
The project

This scientific illustration aims to summarize the complex physiological pathways involved in emotional or impulsive reactions. We gave careful consideration to segmenting the brain to allow a view of the prefrontal cortical areas, while also revealing underlying and midline structures. A limited color palette and other touches were used to provide good adherence to the magazine’s design standards.

Created for
Scientific American Magazine (April 2012)