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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phineas_Gage

Phineas P. Gage (1823–1860) was an American railroad construction foreman remembered for his improbable survival of an accident in which a large iron rod was driven completely through his head ...... [W]hat his case did show came solely from his surviving his accident: major operations [such as for tumors] could be ...

www.answers.com/Q/Why_was_the_accident_involving_Phineas_Gage_important_to_research_scientists

Why was the accident involving Phineas Gage important to research scientists? ... Which lobe of cortex was damaged when Phineas Gage had his accident?

bigpictureeducation.com/brain-case-study-phineas-gage

Phineas Gage (1823–1860) was the victim of a terrible accident in 1848 ... made Gage a curiosity to the public and an important case study for scientists hoping to ... One of the pioneering researchers in this field at the time was David Ferrier, ...

neurophilosophy.wordpress.com/2006/12/04/the-incredible-case-of-phineas-gage

Dec 4, 2006 ... Phineas Gage (1823-1860) is one of the earliest - and most famous ... Gage is the index case of an individual who suffered major personality changes ... Within a few days of his accident, Gage's exposed brain became infected .... however, this area of research is yet to blossom, and neuroscientists know ...

www.theguardian.com/science/blog/2010/nov/05/phineas-gage-head-personality

Nov 8, 2010 ... The extraordinary case of Phineas Gage has been used and abused ... Macmillan's research suggests that the behavioural changes observed in Gage lasted ... Regardless, Gage's was the first – and arguably the most important – case ... Electrical stimulation of the brain boosts maths skills, claim scientists.

news.nationalpost.com/news/how-phineas-gage-survived-a-horrific-brain-injury-to-become-one-of-the-most-famous-names-in-medical-history

May 16, 2014 ... How Phineas Gage survived a horrific brain injury to become one of the most .... Some scientists now even argue that, far from turning toward the dark side ... The day after his accident, a local newspaper misstated the diameter of the rod. ... The most important firsthand information comes from John Harlow, ...

www.nytimes.com/1994/05/24/science/old-accident-points-to-brain-s-moral-center.html?pagewanted=all

May 24, 1994 ... The story of Phineas Gage has fascinated brain researchers for more than ... The finding "is tremendously important," said Dr. Patricia Churchland, a philosopher and cognitive scientist at the University of California at San Diego. .... Another operates in other domains involving extrapersonal space, objects, ...

qz.com/964065/this-is-what-happened-to-the-scientist-who-stuck-his-head-inside-a-particle-accelerator

Apr 21, 2017 ... This is what happened to the scientist who stuck his head inside a particle accelerator ... With that major accomplishment, the LHC entered popular culture; it was ... accidents yield case studies: opportunities for researchers to study ... of the US railway worker Phineas Gage and profoundly changed his ...

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0037454

May 16, 2012 ... We model the WM damage in the notable case of Phineas P. Gage, ... resulting from neurological insult is among their major research and clinical advantages. ..... have effects on brain networks involving connectivity of the frontal lobe. ..... et al. that Mr. Gage had his jaw open at the moment of the accident.

www.verywell.com/phineas-gage-2795244

Phineas Gage suffered a terrible injury that made him one of the most ... Gage miraculously survived the accident but was so changed as a result that many of his ... In 2012, new research estimated that the iron rod destroyed approximately 11 ... Today, scientists better understand the role that the frontal cortex has to play in ...