The Curious Case of Phineas Gage

When we think of unexplored domains and mysterious frontiers, many of us may look to the uncharted wildernesses of the world, to the deep sea abysses, or to the vast, yawning chasm of space. Yet often just as impenetrable and unexplored are the mysteries within each and everyone of us, and the human body in many ways remains little understood. There are numerous cases that seem to defy everything we…