On Idiocy, Especially in Its Physical Aspects

Microcephalic Idiocy. As far as my own measurements go, they confirm the conclusion of Esquirol, that the average size of the heads of idiots, excluding those of hydrocephalic ones, is somewhat smaller than the average size of healthy people; but to this rule there are many exceptions. Some have heads larger than the average size of sane individuals of the… CONTINUE READING