Cognitive Science 1 4.17

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Cognitive Science 1: 4.17 The Effects of Brain Damage on Cognitive Functioning in Human Patients I. “The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat” A. The First Writing Reference to the Brain 1. From the Edwin Smith Surgical Papyrus 2. Written by an Egyptian Field Surgeon 3. Refers to the brain B. Convolutions of the brain 1. The author of the papyrus describes these like those corrugations which form  molten copper 2. The Gyri and sulci of the brain C. Meninges 1. Coverings of the brain D. Edwin Smith Surgical Papyrus – Case C6 1. First reported case of aphasia induced by localized  brain trauma 2. If thou examinest a man having a smash in his temple, thou shouldst place  they thumb upon his chin and they finger the end of his ramus, so that the blood  will flow front his nostrils 3. If thou callest to him, he is speechless and cannot speak E. Central Question 1. What is the relation between the human body and the brain
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