PSY 360 Week 2 Phineas Gage Essay

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PSY 360 Week 2 Phineas Gage Essay

Phineas Gage Paper

This is an essay that will directly demonstrate key ideas
for students of cognitive psychology.

Resources: University Library,
Electronic Reserve Readings, the Internet, or other resources to conduct

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you
explain the role of the brain in cognitive functions. As a part of your
explanation, describe what Phineas Gage's accident revealed about how brain
areas support cognitive function.

Students will need to cover the following -

  • Explain the
    role of the brain in cognitive functioning, 

  • Provide
    examples of how certain areas of the brain support cognitive functioning,

  • How does
    Traumatic Brain Injury factor into the story of Phineas Gage?

  • Which areas
    of Phineas Gage's brain were destroyed due to the accident and how did
    this severe injury factor into the subsequent changes in Phineas? 
    Provide plenty of material to support this change.

Format your paper consistent
with APA grading guide. Please review the APA sample paper for more on this.

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