The Curious Case of Phineas Gage
Look back in your text to p. 64 and visit the following websites to read the details of the case of Phineas Gage:
After exploring this case and the specific brain damage that he experienced, write a 1-2 page paper discuss the following:
- How his personality and emotional makeup changed after the accident.
- How can these changes be explained biologically based on the part of the brain that was damaged?
- What valuable insights were gained in the field of Behavioral Neuroscience from the study and life of Gage?
Save your paper to a document named Week 2 ResearchAssignment. Then click on the “Week 2 Assignment” title link above, and click on Browse my Computer to upload your saved document..
Your paper should be written in APA format and your sources should be properly cited and referenced.
|Case Study Grading Criteria||Maximum Points|
|Discussed changes in personality and emotional makeup||20|
|Explained changes from a biological perspective||30|
|Discussed insights that were gained from the study of P. Gage||30|
|Grammar, spelling, and correct APA format||20|