Friday, May 29, 2009

The Roots of Face Reading...part 10.

Franz Joseph Gall (1758-1828), a neuroanatomist and physiologist, was a pioneer in the study of the localization of mental functions in the brain.

Gall developed “cranioscopy,” a method to divine the personality and the development of mental and moral faculties on the basis of the external shape of the skull.

In 1810 the first volume of Anatomie et Physiologie du Systeme Nerveux appeared.

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