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Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science

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4 out of 5
Based on 321 Ratings and 107 Reviews

Book Description
Phineas Gage was truly a man with a hole in his head. Phineas, a railroad construction foreman, was blasting rock near Cavendish, Vermont, in 1848 when a thirteen-pound iron rod was shot through his brain. Miraculously, he survived to live another eleven years and become a textbook case in brain science. At the time, Phineas Gage seemed to completely recover from his accident. He could walk, talk,... More
Book Information
PublisherHoughton Mifflin Company
BindingHardcover (10 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages86
ISBN-100618052526
ISBN-13978-0618052523
Publication Date03/25/2002
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About John Fleischman (Author) : John Fleischman is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of John Fleischman include Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science, Black and White Airmen:... more
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