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Phineas Gage : a gruesome but true story about brain science

Author: John Fleischman
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through the case history of Phineas Gage, a 19th century Vermonter who had an iron bar driven through his brain and lived, the book examines what is known of brain function.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fleischman, John, 1948-
Phineas Gage.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©2002
(OCoLC)606933125
Named Person: Phineas Gage; Phineas Gage; Phineas Gage; Phineas Gage; Phineas Gage; Phineas Gage
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Fleischman
ISBN: 0618052526 9780618052523 0618494782 9780618494781 9780756946562 0756946565 9780605335653 0605335656 0329395645 9780329395643
OCLC Number: 47216261
Awards: Nominated for Bluebonnet Award, 2004-2005.
Description: 86 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: "Horrible accident" in Vermont --
What we thought about how we thought --
Following Phineas Gage --
Putting Phineas together again.
Responsibility: by John Fleischman.
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Through the case history of Phineas Gage, a 19th century Vermonter who had an iron bar driven through his brain and lived, the book examines what is known of brain function.

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by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-09-21) Good Permalink

     Incredible story of a man suffering what should have been a fatal brain injury, but surviving. Book is very readable with lots of photos body, but changed personality and how it affects his life and those around him.  Fascinating story.

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