SciShow Looks Back on the History of the Lobotomy and Explains Why It Was the Worst Nobel Prize Ever Awarded

SciShow host Michael Aranda looks back on the work of neurologist António Egas Moniz, father of the lobotomy. Aranda argues that, based on modern views about mental health and newer, more effective, and less damaging treatment options, the Nobel Prize in Medicine Moniz was awarded in 1949 for his work was the worst such prize in history.