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Hole in the Head More Tales in the History of Neuroscience

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ISBN-10: 026201338X

ISBN-13: 9780262013383

Edition: 2010

Authors: Charles G. Gross, C. Gross

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List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 9/25/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.870
Language: English

Charles G. Gross, a neuroscientist specializing in vision and the functions of the cerebral cortex, is Professor of Psychology at Princeton University. He is the author of Brain, Vision, Memory: Tales in the History of Neuroscience (MIT Press, 1998).

Preface
Early Neuroscience and Its Reverberations Today
A Hole in the Head: A History of Trepanation
Heart versus Brain: Galen and the Squealing Pig
The Fire That Comes from the Eye
The Discovery of Motor Cortex
Neuroscience and Art
�Psychosurgery�' in Renaissance Art
Left and Right in Science and Art
Rembrandt's The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Joan Deijman
Scientists Who Were �Before Their Time�
Claude Bernard and the Constancy of the Internal Environment
Bartolomeo Panizza and the Visual Brain
Joseph Altman and Adult Neurogenesis: The Dogma of �No New Neurons� in the Adult Mammalian Brain
Donald R. Griffin: Echolocation and Animal Consciousness
The Genealogy of the �Grandmother Cell�
References
Index