For some time, I’ve been toying around with the idea of making small semi-interactive interfaced presentations on various important aspects of early modern life and culture. My first attempt, which was quite long, explained the sensitive soul and is still in progress. Because that file is so large and unwieldly, I thought I would try a much smaller and simpler version. Here, I post a very rough experiment that could be useful to teachers who want to provide their students with a primer on Galenic humoralism. As of right now, the interactivity is relatively limited, but this version is primarily designed as an experimental test.
With that experimental caveat and plea for suggestions finished (and if you have or are able to use Flash), I give you the Humoral Man Beta:
If you want a full size file without the explanatory text of this post, click here.
Currently, this file takes an incredibly long time to load, but, if people think such an exercise would be useful, I will attempt to reduce the size and loading time. Again, please let me hear your feedback and suggestions.