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The Prefrontal Cortex

This is the fifth post based on “The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High Tech World” by Drs. Adam Gazzaley and Larry Rosen. The (pre) in prefrontal cortex refers to its location in the brain. 575 palabras más

Human Memory: Theory And Data

September 13

1848: Phineas Gage is injured. Born in 1823 in New Hampshire, he was the first of five children. Little is known of his childhood except that he was literate. 647 palabras más


A Careful Examination Of Gage And Plasticity

Here’s the article that I was talking about in regards to if Gage’s personality ever adjusted itself to his injuries. From the site:

The documentary evidence…

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Notes And Homework

The Mind and Body are One Entity

By: Rachel Lyle, June 16th, 2017

Here is my third and final paper from Philosophy class:

Rene Decartes in his meditations on first philosophy, in Meditation VI entitled “On The Existence of Material Objects and the Real Distinction of Mind from Body” argues that dualism is true and that the mind and body are two separate entities. 1.002 palabras más


Why Brain Scientists Are Still Obsessed With The Curious Case Of Phineas Gage - Jon Hamilton May 21, 2017 5:00 AM ET

Cabinet-card portrait of brain-injury survivor Phineas Gage (1823–1860), shown holding the tamping iron which injured him.


It took an explosion and 13 pounds of iron to usher in the modern era of neuroscience. 298 palabras más

Point Of Interest

The Curious Case of Phineas Gage's Brain - Jon Hamilton. 

It took an explosion and 13 pounds of iron to usher in the modern era of neuroscience.

In 1848, a 25-year-old railroad worker named Phineas Gage was blowing up rocks to clear the way for a new rail line in Cavendish, Vt. 145 palabras más

Medical Science