- Phrenological Controversy and the Medical Imagination: 'A Modern Pythagorean' in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine. Coyer, Megan J. // Contemporary Pragmatism;Jun2014, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p172
The periodical press in the early nineteenth century was a site of dynamic exchange between men of science and men of letters, and Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine was a particularly rich site of expression for medical ideas. This chapter explores the symbiotic relationship between the...
- RECENTLY PUBLISHED. // History Scotland Magazine;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p60
The article notes the publication of several books such as "The Life & Death of St. Kilda: The Moving Story of a Vanished Island Community" by Tom Steel, "The Art of the Picts: Sculpture and Metalwork in Early Medieval Scotland" by George Henderson and Isabel Henderson, and "Adam Smith and the...
- EVENTS. // History Scotland Magazine;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p17
A calendar of events related to the history of Scotland for March and April 2011 is presented which includes a lecture on the parish church in Falkirk, Scotland, a lecture on a Scottish lighthouse, and a meeting of the Ayrshire Archaeological and Natural History Society.
- Facing a bumpy history. Morse, Minna // Smithsonian;Oct97, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p24
Provides an overview for the history of phrenology. Definition of phrenology; Founders of the practice of reading the bumps on people's heads; Reaction towards it in the United States; Effects on people during the 1800s due to the phrenology craze; Scientific view of phrenology; The use of...
- phreÂ·nolÂ·oÂ·gy. // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary;2009, p266
The article presents an encyclopedia definition for the term "phrenology," which refers to the study of the shape of the skull as a means of determining character and intelligence.
- Physiognomy and phrenology at the Paris Athenee. Staum, Martin // Journal of the History of Ideas;Jul95, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p443
Discusses the works of six Athenee lecturers of Paris, France, advocating physiognomy and phrenology. Traditional temperament theory; Desire of the six lecturers to establish a diagnostic science of character from external signs; Lectures on hygiene; Assumptions on functions of the human brain;...
- The Clinical Novel: Phrenology and Villette. Dames, Nicholas // Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Spring96, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p367
Discusses the development of the clinical novel in the 19th century and the phrenological portraits in novels. Clinical project of phrenology and physiognomy; Analysis of Charlotte Bronte's `Villette', a novel with clinical epistemology and phrenological assumptions.
- A wrong idea at the right time. // American History Illustrated;Sep84, p38
It is logical and systematic--but unfortunately, erroneous. This 19th C. study of the human mind was clearly the wrong idea at the right time. Article includes outlines and descriptions of phrenology. It was invented by Dr. Franz Gall of Vienna, Austria.
- Phrenology (Music release). Goldman, Vivien // Interview;Dec/Jan2003, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p70
Reviews the music recording 'Phrenology,' performed by The Roots.