PHY310 Phineas Gage

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The readings this week discussed a man named Phineas Gage. Please explain his situation and how this case provided valuable information regarding the brain/behavior relationship?

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PHY310 - Phineas Gage DQThe readings this week discussed a man named Phineas Gage. Please explain his situation and how this case provided valuable information regarding the brain/behavior relationship?Phineas Gage is the first reported case of a severe, brain injury. Gage was injured while setting of dynamite for the railroad. A tampering iron enters through his cheek bone and exited out the top of Gages head. The damage to the brain caused major personality changes. Gage fell into a coma after the injury became infected but he recovered. The injury did not cause any problems

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