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

Label
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
Statement of responsibility
Stanley Finger
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
LGG
Dewey number
612.8/2/09
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP353
LC item number
.F548 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Minds behind the brain : a history of the pioneers and their discoveries, Stanley Finger
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-347) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Andreas Vesalius: The New "Human" Neuroanatomy
  • 6.
  • Rene Descartes: The Mind-Body Problem
  • 7.
  • Thomas Willis: The Functional Organization of the Brain
  • 8.
  • Luigi Galvani: Electricity and the Nerves
  • 9.
  • Franz Joseph Gall: The Cerebral Organs of Mind
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Paul Broca: Cortical Localization and Cerebral Dominance
  • 11.
  • David Ferrier and Eduard Hitzig: The Experimentalists Map the Cerebral Cortex
  • 12.
  • Jean-Martin Charcot: Clinical Neurology Comes of Age
  • 13.
  • Santiago Ramon y Cajal: From Nerve Nets to Neuron Doctrine
  • 14.
  • Charles Scott Sherrington: The Integrated Nervous System
  • Introduction: A Voyage Across Time
  • 15.
  • Edgar D. Adrian: Coding in the Nervous System
  • 16.
  • Otto Loewi and Henry Dale: The Discovery of Neurotransmitters
  • 17.
  • Roger W. Sperry and Rita Levi-Montalcini: From Neural Growth to "Split Brains"
  • 18.
  • Pioneers and Discoveries in the Brain Sciences
  • 2.
  • An Ancient Egyptian Physician: The Dawn of Neurology
  • 3.
  • Hippocrates: The Brain as the Organ of Mind
  • 4.
  • Galen: The Birth of Experimentation
Control code
ocn588533267
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 364 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198024682
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36005034
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)588533267
  • pebcs0198024681

Library Locations

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