Phineas Gage

Phineas Gage

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He was impaled in the brain

Storyboard Text

  • The Story of Phineas Gage
  • The Incident
  • The Aftermath
  • How is he still alive ?
  • The story of Phineas Gage .A rod that flew his head and he was some how alive . One medical mystery really never solved .
  • The damage that happen 
  • Phineas Gage was a American railroad foreman . He got distracted while patting the sand on top of the dynamite . So when the rod touched the dynamite his rod flew through his head .
  • The doctors visit
  • Im surprised he survived! 
  • When the men followed where Phineas was they saw he was mumbling and sitting up . He was alive some how , they took him into town to see a doctor and he was still communicating .
  • 11 years later
  • This is a demonstration of what happen to his brain . I went through his left cheek and out to the crown of head. It went through the frontal lobe of his brain which is his ability to do physical and mental emotions . That's why Phineas was never Phineas again .
  • When the doctor saw that it went straight through his head he couldn't believe that he was alive. So he took care of him and bandaged him up but he knew Phineas would never be the same after this .
  • 11 years after the whole accident he sadly passed away due to the brain injury . But he never knew that his story would be one of the biggest medical story for people to learn about.
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