This year’s Rosenbaum History of Neurology lecture will take place on Thursday, October 19 at noon, and we hope that you’ll be able to join us and the Department of Neurology for the event.
This event is free and open to the public. See below for a brief description and calendar event listing (register to receive virtual meeting link).
Herbert Rosenbaum History of Neurology Lecture
Dr. Manon Auffret, “The Nineteenth Century Media Coverage of the Case of Phineas Gage: Myths and Facts”
Thursday, Oct. 19, 12:00 – 1:00 PT via Webex
The famous case of Phineas Gage is part of neurological folklore. In this presentation, we’ll look at what’s myth and what’s fact, based on Malcom MacMillan’s published work and an innovative analysis of press articles contemporary with Phineas Gage’s accident and its aftermath.