Phrenology in Bristol
Phrenology by Professor G Rudd in 1928 at 31 Lower Arcade, Bristol, England
Size of Brain.
Physiology reading of Mr E.W.B. Baglin:- Size of Brain = Full
SIZE OF BRAIN
The average circumference of a full-grown male brain is 22 inches; the female 21 ½ inches. Average weight of the full-grown male brain is from 40 to 50oz. Average weight of the full-grown female brain is from 37oz. to 45oz. Average number of cubic inches in the male brain is about 150. Average cubic inches in the female brain, 120.
VERY LARGE: 7 – Other things being equal, as balance of organization, training, constitution, and circumstances, you will have remarkable comprehensiveness of mind, and the ability to take extensive views of subjects. Such a mind, backed up by adequate physical stamina, will overcome all obstacles, and achieve greatness in spite of all difficulties.
LARGE: 6 – Have a strong and comprehensive mind. Can engage in a wholesale business. Understand well complicated business and plans. You can, if you will, make yourself widely felt in society; are able to exert great influence over other minds.
FULL: 5 – Can understand ordinary subjects, exert an influence over others, and are capable of accomplishing much and attaining a high position in the direction of your leading faculties.
AVERAGE: 4 – Under favourable circumstances can exert a fair influence but have not great mental vigour, nor comprehensiveness of mind. With activity largely developed, and good bodily condition, would be capable of manifesting talent, and succeeding in a suitable business.
MODERATE: 3– Have not much influence. Take contracted views of subjects. Cannot comprehend metaphysics. You will do best when working under the direction of others.
SMALL: 2 – Can only perceive a limited range of ideas, and will need the guidance of others intellects in every undertaking. Are incapable of managing any business.
VERY SMALL: 1 – Have no originality. Are imbecile, and swayed by other minds.
TO CULTIVATE – Read, study, think, and improve as much as possible.