I meet an OLD friend at Harvard Medical Library: Phineas Gage!
Almost all psychology people know this man and his dramatic story.

Gage was a great contributor of human cognitive neural science because his accident.
An accident took away his prefrontal lobe (a part of the brain) and it caused a huge change of his personality.
Therefore, after Gage, scientists know that the prefrontal lobe is related to our personality.
Gage was a famous case in psychology and his name is recorded in all psychology accidence textbooks.
I was so exciting when I stood in front of his real skull!

我在哈佛醫學院圖書館遇到一個"老"朋友喔!
叫作Phineas Gage,是他的腦殼。
他於1848年因為意外而被大鐵棍從臉頰往頭頂穿過去,額葉損傷,奇蹟存活,
但卻從此性格大變,他的朋友都覺得他變了一個人,再也不是Gage!
這個案例讓科學家了解到額葉與性格有關。
從此這個案例便出名到今天,心理學課本上都會有!
今天他的腦殼(是真的喔,不是複製品)就在我的眼前喔!旁邊還放著那根粗粗長長的肇事鐵條(上面被刻滿了字)!
心理系的同學,來Boston,我帶你見老朋友喔!:)

仔細看,除了這有名的頭骨外,下層放著肇事鐵條:

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