Stanley Finger presents:
“Phantom Penis: Historical Dimensions,” Nicholas J. Wade and Stanley Finger, Journal of the History of the Neurosciences: Basic and Clinical Perspectives, Volume 19, Issue 4, 2010. The authors, at the University of Dundee, Scotland and Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA explain:
“We here present several early reports on phantom penile sensations, with the intent of showing what had been described and why more than 200 years ago.”
(Thanks to investigator Neil Martin for bringing this to our attention.)
BONUS: Professor Wade’s “The ghost of Helioth and his stereoscope: the return of a phantom,” Perception, 41, 2012, 1001-1002.