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Skeptic's Dictionary: Phrenology (cranioscopy)

http://skepdic.com/phren.html

Historical information, details on related sciences and a list of links are offered from a skeptic's perspective.

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Phrenology and the Fine Arts

http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/phrenology/

Offers an interactive phrenological head which maps the various organs to their characteristics. Includes images of the symbolic head and physiognomy illustrations.

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Phrenology

http://www.phrenology.org/

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.

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History of Phrenology and the Psychograph

http://www.museumofquackery.com/devices/psychist.htm

A brief overview of the psychograph, a device used to measure the anatomical structure of a head.

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Bront Sources, Texts, and Criticism

http://faculty.plattsburgh.edu/peter.friesen/default.asp?go=218

The text, "Elements of Phrenology" by George Combe is offered in its entirety.

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