In 1848, a freak accident sent a 3-foot metal rod through the skull of railway worker named Phineas Gage, piercing his frontal lobe. Gage famously survived, but underwent dramatic personality changes after the accident.
Now, scientists reconstruct the most famous case study in the history of modern neuroscience in order to understand what happened to Gage through his connectome.
(ᔥ It’s Okay To Be Smart)
Michael: probably the only case I remember from my college neuroscience course.