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Lectures on phrenology

George Combe

Lectures on phrenology

by George Combe

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Published by Fowler & Wells in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Phrenology

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George Combe.
    ContributionsBoardman, Andrew.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination391 p. :
    Number of Pages391
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14760373M
    OCLC/WorldCa25172664

    Phrenology was spread, from the days of Gall, through the end of the 19th century, largely by itinerant lecturers, as was mesmerism.A pamphlet by a typical "practical phrenologist" is H. Lundie's The Phrenological Mirror. This pamphlet includes the prices for providing delineations, the meaning of each organ per its size (some of which are quite amusing) the four classical humours or. PHRENOLOGY OR HEAD READING. Phrenology is a science of linking human behavior with the shape of the head or skull. Scientist Gall divided the skull into 27 regions and linked them with certain qualities of human beings. Later Spurzheim added 10 more regions to the Gall’s list.

      The main reasons for this change in phrenology's fortunes on the British isle included: 1) the publications of Gall and Spurzheim's extensive neuroanatomic studies between and ; 2) Spurzheim's first long visit to Britain from to and subsequent lecture tours in the s; and 3) Gall's brief series of public lectures in Cited by: Dr. Barker recorded his assessment of the Dukes in New Illustrated Self-Instructor in Phrenology and small book, written by O. S. and L. N. Fowler, two of America’s foremost phrenologists, provides a chart for a personal phrenology exam along with a detailed explanation of how certain head “organs” correspond to certain traits.

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Phrenology, or, The doctrine of the mental phenomena: explained, illustrated, and defended in a series of lectures. Phrenology is based on the (correct) idea of the Austrian doctor Franz Joseph Gall that different areas of the brain control different human behaviors.

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G. Spurzheim (off-site link) begins to attend Gall's lectures. In December, Emperor Francis II issues a decree that forbids Gall's lectures and bans him from publishing the same.

Spurzheim becomes Gall's paid dissectionist and assistant. .