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Unformatted text preview: The topic is a perfect representation of pseudoscience but questions are raised with the presentation. Firstly, I question the use of the video clip from “Grey’s Anatomy.” I feel as though it was used simply because it is a popular show and had no relevance to the topic at hand. Also, the ten minutes spent on the picture with continue to perplex me. The presenters were not confident in their understanding of this concept and thus were unable to convey the message to their audience. Aside from a few technicalities, their presentation was both educational and entertaining. It was beneficial for them to relate phrenology to current medical research. For example, parts of the brain due in fact control certain actions of the body. Perhaps phrenology was a precursor to this understanding. All in all, they did an adequate job in their presentation with my education as a testament....
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2012 for the course BIOL_SCI 108 taught by Professor Goldberg during the Winter '06 term at Northwestern.
- Winter '06