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TBI Isn’t Just Phineas: Meet Civil War Veteran Jacob Miller

August 10, 2017

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So much attention has been given to Phineas Gage (and rightfully so) that it’s easy to lose sight of others who have been impacted by traumatic brain injury. This is Jacob Miller. Miller was wounded by a bullet on September 19th, 1863 at the Battle of Chicamagua. By a tremendous stroke of luck, whoever shot […]

A Careful Examination Of Gage And Plasticity

August 10, 2017

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Here’s the article that I was talking about in regards to if Gage’s personality ever adjusted itself to his injuries. From the site: The documentary evidence Kotowicz begs to differ: However, after examining closely the accounts of Phineas Gage as given by the doctors who knew him, Harlow and Bigelow, one must conclude that the […]