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Karen Weeks B Juris LLB (UNSW) Principal Solicitor
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"[Before Phrenology] all we knew about the brain was, how to slice it ..."
- R Chenevix
theory of phrenology was developed by Joseph Gall in 1796 who
postulated the brain contained 27 individual organs or areas which
dictated character and mental abilities. The theory gained popularity
in the 19th century although is now largely discredited. It involved the detailed study of the shape and
size of the cranium. Phrenologists would assess a patient's skull
feeling for bumps and indentations.
Fortunately modern neuroscience has advanced our understanding of the
brain. Imbalances in certain neurotransmitters (brain chemicals) are
believed to be involved in many mental disorders, imbalances which
modern pharmacological agents, including anti-depressants and
anti-psychotics, seek to address.