Results for: Phrenology

The discredited 'science' of phrenology explained behavior via the 'bumps' in one's head Who is credited - if that is the word - with the development of this technique?

  Franz Joseph Gall is credited -- that is the right word, even for a discredited pseudoscience -- for developing phrenology. Here is a link to additional information abou (MORE)

What is horse phrenology all about?

Horse phrenology is about looking at the shape of a horse (Their ears, eyes, chin, etc...) and determining their personality. Some people don't believe in it but it's most def (MORE)
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What factors have called phrenologys place as a true science into question?

"The brain is not a homogenous unity, but an aggregate of mental organs with specific functions" - Neuroscience has shown that while some functions occur in localized regions, (MORE)