Phineas Gage

Phineas Gage

A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science

Book - 2002
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Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2002
ISBN: 9780618052523
0618052526
Branch Call Number: J 362.1 Flei
Characteristics: 86 p. : ill. (some col.)

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In 1848, Phineas Gage had a 13-pound iron rod shot through his brain in a construction accident. Amazingly enough, he survived the accident and seemed to recover completely—but he was a changed man. What happened and what didn’t happen in his brain tells us a lot about how our brains work.

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lyndseyrunyan
Jul 02, 2014

i loved this book because it was gross and gruesome and AWESOME.

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