Also known as cranioscopy, it studies the relationships between a person's character and the morphology of the skull.
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Brontë Sources, Texts, and Criticism
The text, "Elements of Phrenology" by George Combe is offered in its entirety.
History of Phrenology and the Psychograph
A brief overview of the psychograph, a device used to measure the anatomical structure of a head.
Dedicated to the promotion of modern scientific study, Van den Bossche Peter offers a synopsis of the study and offers examples in modern and paleolithic man. Also includes a bibliography and a sign-up for a mailing list.
Phrenology and the Fine Arts
Offers an interactive phrenological head which maps the various organs to their characteristics. Includes images of the symbolic head and physiognomy illustrations.
Skeptic's Dictionary: Phrenology (cranioscopy)
Historical information, details on related sciences and a list of links are offered from a skeptic's perspective.
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