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Stuff You Missed in History Class

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Society & Culture, History

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History 3
Society & Culture 10
Top 200 32

Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

Phineas Gage

September 11th, 2013

Episode 585 of 981 episodes

In 1848, Phineas Gage experienced a catastrophic brain injury and survived -- though altered -- for more than 11 years. Over time, he morphed into one of the world’s most famous case studies in how damage to the brain can affect behavior.

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