The mysterious case of Phineas Gage fundamentally altered our understanding of mental health, neuroscience, and behaviour. In 1848, a doctor saved a man’s life after a terrible accident which damaged his brain and appeared to change his personality. For the first time, this incredible true story is brought to life in a 20-minute film. After the screening, in Oxford, hear from the film-makers, listen to Oxford neuroscientists discussing their present-day work on the brain, and find out more about local brain injury charity Headway Oxfordshire.
Thursday, 09 October 2014, 18.30 t0 20.30
For more information visit http://www.ndcn.ox.ac.uk/events/film-about-phineas-gage-followed-by-neuroscience-talks