Minds Behind the Brain A History of the Pioneers and Their Discoveries
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Description: This work presents the highlights of the history of brain research, revealing how people in other cultures and times, from ancient Egypt to the 20th century, have thought about the mind, and how discoveries are made and received.
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Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/30/2004
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
|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|
|Rene 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 Dominance|
|David Ferrier and Eduard Hitzig: The Experimentalists Map the Cerebral Cortex|
|Jean-Martin Charcot: Clinical Neurology Comes of Age|
|Santiago Ramon y Cajal: From Nerve Nets to Neuron Doctrine|
|Charles Scott Sherrington: The Integrated Nervous System|
|Edgar D. Adrian: Coding in 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|