Paul Broca: from fame to shame?

Thomas Boraud, Stephanie J. Forkel
Brain. 2021-12-17; :
DOI: 10.1093/brain/awab444

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In 2016, the University of Bordeaux named its new neuroscience building after Paul Broca. A debate was recently ignited about the appropriateness of this choice, however, given Broca’s endorsement of physiological anthropology. Thomas Boraud and Stephanie Forkel discuss this debate and its implications for neurology today.

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