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Identity of Famous 19th-Century Brain

louis leborgne brain epilepsy autopsy

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:35 PM

The identity of a mysterious patient who helped scientists pinpoint the brain region responsible for language has been discovered, researchers report.

The new finding, detailed in the January issue of the Journal of the History of the Neurosciences, identifies the famous patient as Monsieur Louis Leborgne, a French craftsman who battled epilepsy his entire life.

http://news.discover...ered-130129.htm

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 08:52 PM

Absolutely fascinating; thanks, SW!


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Posted 29 January 2013 - 09:42 PM

Its funny how they blamed madness for everything back then.


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Posted 30 January 2013 - 01:29 PM

very clever

very clever


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Posted 30 January 2013 - 07:19 PM

View PostHilander, on 29 January 2013 - 09:42 PM, said:

Its funny how they blamed madness for everything back then.

Or "possession"





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