"Phrenology" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The study of the conformation of the skull as indicative of mental faculties and traits of character, especially according to the hypothesis of F. J. Gall (1758-1828). (Webster 3d ed)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Phrenology" by people in Profiles.
Drachman DA. Memory and the brain: beyond intracranial phrenology. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2008 Jul; 8(4):269-73.
Drachman DA. Hat size, brain size, intelligence, and dementia: what morphometry can tell us about brain function and disease. Neurology. 2002 Jul 23; 59(2):156-7.