L'uomo vitruviano by Leonardo da Vinci
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The History of Anatomical Language

March 7, 2022

Anatomical terminology was created centuries ago, and it actually took centuries for experts to settle on different terms. The process of naming has continued to this day at least from the time of the Roman Empire. […]

Old drawing of the human standard anatomical position
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What Is the Standard Anatomical Position?

March 7, 2022

The standard anatomical position of the human body is when the body is facing forward, standing straight up, the legs are slightly apart, and the palms are facing forward. […]

Doctor using pencil to demonstrate anatomy of artificial human cervical spine model in medical office
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Learning Gross Anatomy and Making It Fun

March 7, 2022

Though the anatomy of the human body, especially when talking about gross anatomy, may take a finite amount of time to learn, one can still be in awe of the complexity of it even after years of research. […]

3D rendered image showing a man putting a red cube to complete the design of a bigger white cube.
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Flashes of Insight and the Creative Process

February 7, 2022

Creative people are able to recombine information in new and useful ways. Studies suggest that to prime one’s brain for creativity, one should wander the world with an open mind. […]

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