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Fleischman, John, 1948-

Phineas Gage : a gruesome but true story about brain science / by John Fleischman. - Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2002. - 86 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

9780618494781 (tr. pbk.) 0618494782 (tr. pbk.)


Gage, Phineas--Mental health.

Brain damage--Patients--United States--Biography.
Brain damage--Complications.
Personality disorders--Etiology.

RC387.5 / .F565 2002

362.1/97481044/092 B