Emilie Reas is community editor for PLOS Neuroscience and a postdoctoral fellow at UC San Diego. She currently studies how the brain changes with aging and disease. In addition to her tweets for @PLOSNeuro she is @etreas.
For most neuroscientists, long days in the lab pipetting or recording from cells doesn’t inspire one to pick up a paintbrush or sketchpad. But for others, the still-mysterious—and often breathtakingly beautiful—workings of the brain are a source