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The Resource Minds behind the brain : a history of the pioneers and their discoveries, Stanley Finger

Minds behind the brain : a history of the pioneers and their discoveries, Stanley Finger

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Minds behind the brain : a history of the pioneers and their discoveries
Title
Minds behind the brain
Title remainder
a history of the pioneers and their discoveries
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Stanley Finger
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Language
eng
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Finger, Stanley
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illustrations
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Neurosciences
  • Brain
  • Physicians
  • Brain
  • Neurosciences
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Minds behind the brain : a history of the pioneers and their discoveries, Stanley Finger
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-347) and index
Contents
  • Introduction: a voyage across time -- An ancient Egyptian physician: the dawn of neurology -- Hippocrates: the brain as the organ of mind -- Galen: the birth of experimentation -- Andreas Vesalius: the new "human" neuroanatomy -- René Descartes: the mind-body problem -- Thomas Willis: the functional organization of the brain -- Luigi Galvani: electricity and the nerves -- Franz Joseph Gall: the cerebral organs of mind -- Paul Broca: cortical localization and cerebral dominace -- David Ferrier and Eduard Hitzig: the experimentalists map the cerebral cortex -- Jean-Martin Charcot: clinical neurology comes of age -- Santiago Ramón y Cajal: from nerve nets to neuron doctrine -- Charles Scott Sherrington: the integrated nervous system -- Edgar D. Adrian: coding the nervous system -- Otto Loewi and Henry Dale: the discovery of neurotransmitters -- Roger W. Sperry and Rita Levi-Montalcini: from neural growth to "split brains" -- Pioneers and discoveries in the brain sciences
  • Introduction: a voyage across time -- An ancient Egyptian physician: the dawn of neurology -- Hippocrates: the brain as the organ of mind -- Galen: the birth of experimentation -- Andreas Vesalius: the new "human" neuroanatomy -- René Descartes: the mind-body problem -- Thomas Willis: the functional organization of the brain -- Luigi Galvani: electricity and the nerves -- Franz Joseph Gall: the cerebral organs of mind -- Paul Broca: cortical localization and cerebral dominace -- David Ferrier and Eduard Hitzig: the experimentalists map the cerebral cortex -- Jean-Martin Charcot: clinical neurology comes of age -- Santiago Ramón y Cajal: from nerve nets to neuron doctrine -- Charles Scott Sherrington: the integrated nervous system -- Edgar D. Adrain: coding the nervous system -- Otto Loewi and Henry Dale: the discovery of neurotransmitters -- Roger W. Sperry and Rita Levi-Montalcini: from neural growth to "split brains" -- Pioneers and discoveries in the brain sciences
Control code
000145567
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xii, 364 p.
Isbn
9780195085716
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
99017110
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ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 145567
  • 148147
  • (OCoLC)ocm40683698
Label
Minds behind the brain : a history of the pioneers and their discoveries, Stanley Finger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-347) and index
Contents
  • Introduction: a voyage across time -- An ancient Egyptian physician: the dawn of neurology -- Hippocrates: the brain as the organ of mind -- Galen: the birth of experimentation -- Andreas Vesalius: the new "human" neuroanatomy -- René Descartes: the mind-body problem -- Thomas Willis: the functional organization of the brain -- Luigi Galvani: electricity and the nerves -- Franz Joseph Gall: the cerebral organs of mind -- Paul Broca: cortical localization and cerebral dominace -- David Ferrier and Eduard Hitzig: the experimentalists map the cerebral cortex -- Jean-Martin Charcot: clinical neurology comes of age -- Santiago Ramón y Cajal: from nerve nets to neuron doctrine -- Charles Scott Sherrington: the integrated nervous system -- Edgar D. Adrian: coding the nervous system -- Otto Loewi and Henry Dale: the discovery of neurotransmitters -- Roger W. Sperry and Rita Levi-Montalcini: from neural growth to "split brains" -- Pioneers and discoveries in the brain sciences
  • Introduction: a voyage across time -- An ancient Egyptian physician: the dawn of neurology -- Hippocrates: the brain as the organ of mind -- Galen: the birth of experimentation -- Andreas Vesalius: the new "human" neuroanatomy -- René Descartes: the mind-body problem -- Thomas Willis: the functional organization of the brain -- Luigi Galvani: electricity and the nerves -- Franz Joseph Gall: the cerebral organs of mind -- Paul Broca: cortical localization and cerebral dominace -- David Ferrier and Eduard Hitzig: the experimentalists map the cerebral cortex -- Jean-Martin Charcot: clinical neurology comes of age -- Santiago Ramón y Cajal: from nerve nets to neuron doctrine -- Charles Scott Sherrington: the integrated nervous system -- Edgar D. Adrain: coding the nervous system -- Otto Loewi and Henry Dale: the discovery of neurotransmitters -- Roger W. Sperry and Rita Levi-Montalcini: from neural growth to "split brains" -- Pioneers and discoveries in the brain sciences
Control code
000145567
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xii, 364 p.
Isbn
9780195085716
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
99017110
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 145567
  • 148147
  • (OCoLC)ocm40683698

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