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Author Fleischman, John, 1948-

Title Phineas Gage : a gruesome but true story about brain science / by John Fleischman.

Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©2002.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Children's & Young Adult Collection  CH/YA Bio Fleisc Phi 2002    Available  ---  Gift of Phyllis Fantauzzo.
Description 86 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary 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.
Contents "Horrible accident" in Vermont -- What we thought about how we thought -- Following Phineas Gage -- Putting Phineas together again.
Awards Nominated for Bluebonnet Award, 2004-2005.
Provenance Gift of Phyllis Fantauzzo.
Subject Gage, Phineas -- Mental health.
Gage, Phineas.
Brain damage -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.
Brain damage -- Complications.
Personality disorders -- Etiology.
Brain damage -- Complications.
Brain damage -- Patients.
Mental health.
Personality disorders -- Etiology.
United States.
Genre/Form Biography.
Other Form: Online version: Fleischman, John, 1948- Phineas Gage. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©2002 (OCoLC)606933125
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