phineas gage was a man who had lived through a remarkable inury, which while he may of suffered, the rest of us now don't have to. phineas gage helped us learn a lot about the brain and how to really treat open head injuries, This is him, a few hours before the accident.
When the accident happened, he was left with a hole through his head, and out the other side. Lucky enough, he survived for almost eleven years after. When the accident happened, he was brought to the doctor's house, here.
After the accident, his personality was changed a whole lot. He used profound language, and acted like a child. With this happening, the doctor was very excited with the work he found out because of him.