The adult brain is often sectioned and viewed at different angles. Each new perspective of the brain changes the appearance of the major divisions, landmarks, and structures. Below is a table listing some of the common viewpoints and links to their appearance. Lateral - View from external side of brain. Mid-sagittal - Internal view of brain sectioned into right and left halves. Coronal - View of brain section made perpendicular to long axis. Superior - View from top of brain. Horizontal - View of section made between top and bottom of brain. Inferior - View from bottom of brain.