28: The Curious Case of Phineas Gage

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28: The Curious Case of Phineas Gage

When you fall off a horse the only thing you can do is get back on, and when a crowbar flies through your brain you just get up and walk away.  Phineas Gage accidentally blew a hole in his brain and, not only did he survive, he just went back to his normal life! References & Further Reading: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/phineas-gage-neurosciences-most-famous-patient-11390067/ https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=aw0zbyQVCEc https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=yXbAMHzYGJ0 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1114479/ https://www.britannica.com/biography/Phineas-Gage Support us on Patreon: http://patreon.com/SciGuys Watch us on YouTube: http://youtube.com/SciGuys Follow the Sci Guys @notcorry / @jampkin / @lukecutforth
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