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Phineas Gage was truly a man with a hole in his head. A railroad construction foreman, Phineas was blasting rock near Cavendish, Vermont, in 1848 when a thirteen-pound iron rod was shot through his brain. Miraculously, he survived another eleven years and became a textbook case in brain science. But he was forever changed by the accident, and what happened inside his brain will tell you a lot about how your brain works and what makes us who we are.

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The true story of Phineas Cage, a man who lived through a horrible accident that left him with a hole in his brain in 1848.

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ISBN:
9780756946562
Author:
Fleischman, John
Publisher:
Perfection Learning
Subject:
Science & Nature - Anatomy & Physiology
Subject:
Brain damage -- Complications.
Subject:
Brain damage - Patients - United States
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : General
Subject:
Childrens Science
Publication Date:
20041131
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Dimensions:
9.00x7.40x.60 in. 1.05 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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Children's » Nonfiction » Biographies
Children's » Nonfiction » Science and Nature » General
Children's » Science and Nature » General
Children's » Science and Nature » Human Body
Young Adult » Nonfiction » Biographies

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"Synopsis" by , Phineas Gage was truly a man with a hole in his head. A railroad construction foreman, Phineas was blasting rock near Cavendish, Vermont, in 1848 when a thirteen-pound iron rod was shot through his brain. Miraculously, he survived another eleven years and became a textbook case in brain science. But he was forever changed by the accident, and what happened inside his brain will tell you a lot about how your brain works and what makes us who we are.
"Synopsis" by , The true story of Phineas Cage, a man who lived through a horrible accident that left him with a hole in his brain in 1848.
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