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Identity of Famous 19th-Century Brain

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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.

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Absolutely fascinating; thanks, SW!

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Its funny how they blamed madness for everything back then.

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Its funny how they blamed madness for everything back then.

Or "possession"

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