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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


Summing Up

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Creating Modern Neuroscience: The Revolutionary 1950s

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391503
eISBN:
9780199863464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391503.003.0017
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter presents a summary of the preceding chapters and some concluding thoughts from the author. The book focused on the people, ideas and methods of the mid-20th century period. Framing the ... More


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


Being Brains: Making the Cerebral Subject

Fernando Vidal and Francisco Ortega

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276073
eISBN:
9780823277100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276073.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This book offers a critical exploration of the influential and pervasive belief that “we are our brains” (and that therefore he neurosciences will provide the key to all human phenomena). Since the ... More


Learning and Memory: Donald Hebb, Brenda Milner, and H. M.

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Creating Modern Neuroscience: The Revolutionary 1950s

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391503
eISBN:
9780199863464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391503.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter details studies on learning and memory by Donald Hebb and Brenda Milner. The leading hypothesis for the neural basis of learning and memory is due to Donald Hebb, as presented in a ... More


Theoretical Neuroscience: The Brain as a Computer and the Computer as a Brain

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Creating Modern Neuroscience: The Revolutionary 1950s

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391503
eISBN:
9780199863464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391503.003.0016
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter focuses on the development of theoretical neuroscience. The mid-20th century marked the emergence of several new fields that laid the foundations for general theories of brain function. ... More


VIII Interdisciplinary Approach to Rehabilitation

Klaus R.H. von Wild

in Luria's Legacy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195176704
eISBN:
9780199864706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176704.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter discusses functional (early)-rehabilitation and outcome in neurosurgery since the number of patients with permanent brain damage (TBI) is growing as a result of the increased survival ... More


Introduction: Why Study History? Why the 1940s and 1950s?

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Creating Modern Neuroscience: The Revolutionary 1950s

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391503
eISBN:
9780199863464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391503.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This introductory chapter reviews the origin and development of our knowledge in neuroscience, in order to understand: the nature of the key discoveries, and how they are the products of the people; ... More


Genes: Starting with DNA

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Creating Modern Neuroscience: The Revolutionary 1950s

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391503
eISBN:
9780199863464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391503.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter focuses on the 1950s as the greatest decade in the history of modern biology, which was marked by the discovery of the molecular structure of DNA in 1953. Although the discovery did not ... More


Signaling Molecules: The First Growth Factor

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Creating Modern Neuroscience: The Revolutionary 1950s

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391503
eISBN:
9780199863464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391503.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter details early studies on the development of nerve cells. The nervous system arises from a single fertilized egg. Classical histologists visualized this process through the cells of the ... More


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