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The Animal Spirit Doctrine and the Origins of Neurophysiology

The Animal Spirit Doctrine and the Origins of Neurophysiology

C.U.M. Smith, Eugenio Frixione, Stanley Finger, and William Clower

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199766499
eISBN:
9780199950263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766499.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This book examines the history of Western attempts to explain how messages might be sent from the sense organs to the brain and from the brain to the muscles. It focuses on a construct called animal ... More

The Brain as a ToolA Neuroscientist's Account

The Brain as a Tool: A Neuroscientist's Account

Ray Guillery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198806738
eISBN:
9780191844317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806738.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

We don’t perceive the world and then react to it. We learn to know it from our interactions with it. All inputs that reach the cerebral cortex about events in the brain, the body, or the world bring ... More

Cajal's Butterflies of the SoulScience and Art

Cajal's Butterflies of the Soul: Science and Art

Javier DeFelipe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195392708
eISBN:
9780199863525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392708.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This book contains a large collection of beautiful figures produced throughout the 19th and beginning of the 20th century, which represent some characteristic examples of the early days of research ... More

Cajal's Degeneration and Regeneration of the Nervous System

Cajal's Degeneration and Regeneration of the Nervous System

Santiago Ramon y Cajal

Javier DeFelipe and Edward G. Jones (eds)

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195065169
eISBN:
9780199847242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195065169.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This book is a reprint of an English translation of Cajal's original work, with abundant notes and commentaries by the editor. Cajal's fundamental contributions to neuroscience continue to be ... More

Creating Modern Neuroscience: The Revolutionary 1950s

Creating Modern Neuroscience: The Revolutionary 1950s

Gordon M. Shepherd MD, DPhil

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391503
eISBN:
9780199863464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391503.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

For modern scientists, history often starts with last week's journals and is regarded as largely a quaint interest compared with the advances of today. However, this book makes the case that, ... More

Dopamine Handbook

Dopamine Handbook

Leslie Iversen, Susan Iversen, Stephen Dunnett, and Anders Bjorklund (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373035
eISBN:
9780199865543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373035.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, History of Neuroscience

The discovery of dopamine in 1957-8 was one of the seminal events in the development of modern neuroscience, and has been extremely important for the development of modern therapies of neurological ... More

Galvani’s SparkThe Story of the Nerve Impulse

Galvani’s Spark: The Story of the Nerve Impulse

Alan McComas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751754
eISBN:
9780199897094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751754.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The nerve impulse is the basis of all human thoughts and emotions, and of all sensations and movements. As such, it has been the subject of scientific enquiry for more than two centuries, beginning ... More

The History of Neuroscience in AutobiographyVolume 7

The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography: Volume 7

Larry R. Squire (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195396133
eISBN:
9780199918409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396133.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

Edited by Larry R. Squire, the seventh volume of The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography is a collection of autobiographical essays by notable senior scientists who discuss the major events that ... More

The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography Volume 6

The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography Volume 6

Larry R Squire (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195380101
eISBN:
9780199864362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380101.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This book contains a collection of autobiographical chapters by notable senior scientists who discuss the major events that shaped their discoveries and their influences, as well as the people who ... More

Luria's Legacy in the 21st Century

Luria's Legacy in the 21st Century

Anne-Lise Christensen, Elkhonon Goldberg, and Dmitri Bougakov (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195176704
eISBN:
9780199864706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176704.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

Alexandr Romanovich Luria was one of the foremost neuropsychologists of the 20th Century and the field of neuropsychology was created, in large part, due to his research on patients with brain ... More

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