Meet Your Master: Getting to Know Your Brain

Details localisation theory, showing the different parts of the brain and their respective functions. Explains how the case of Phineas Gage and how this links in with localisation theory. This case is particularly good to include in essays on localisation, holistic theories, limitations of case studies and a reductionist approach to studying brain function.

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