Phineas Gage's Brain Imaged For the First Time

  Phineas Gage, famous for having a 13-pound, 3-foot-7-inch packing rod blasted through his skull and surviving, is the subject of a new study just published in the journal PLoS ONE. Using brain-imaging data that had been lost to science for a decade, researchers studied the damage that was done to the white matter ‘pathways’