Prezi

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in the manual

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Phineas Gage Timeline

No description
by jackie jarmolych on 25 October 2012

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Phineas Gage Timeline

Phineas Gage (cc) image by jantik on Flickr 6/9/1823 - 5/20/1860 1) Open hole in skull. Phineas Gage was just an ordinary railroad construction man. One day, a mistake was made that changed his life forever. An iron rod was blasted completely through his head. 11) Death Phineas Gage died on May 20th, 1860 from hypothermia. The hypothermia was a result of the epileptic seizures he was having. 2) Brain Injury When the thirteen pound iron bar went through his skull, Phineas` left frontal lobe was pierced. This caused severe brain injury. 3) Infected Wound. Back in the 1840`s, they did not know much about germs. When Phineas was still recovering from his injury, his wound became infected because the correct precautions were not taken. 4) Change In Personality Most of the time with brain injuries, people have a change in their personality. This was the case for Phineas. Many people said, "He was no longer Phineas." 5) Change In Brain Tissue Phineas` brain tissue started changing to try and heal his injury. 6) Seizures 7) Fall In Blood Temperature When Phineas started having epileptic seizures , his blood temperature started to drop. 8) Violent Shivers. Because his blood temperature dropped so low, he began to shiver violently. 9) Muscle Spasms He was so cold that his muscles began to spasm. 10) Hypothermia Hypothermia begins to set in. Cause and effect. JACKIE JARMOLYCH
PERIOD 5
See the full transcript