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The Resource Origins of neuroscience : a history of explorations into brain function, Stanley Finger

Origins of neuroscience : a history of explorations into brain function, Stanley Finger

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Origins of neuroscience : a history of explorations into brain function
Title
Origins of neuroscience
Title remainder
a history of explorations into brain function
Statement of responsibility
Stanley Finger
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With over 350 illustrations, this volume traces the history of ideas about the functioning of the brain from its roots in the ancient cultures of Egypt, Greece, and Rome through the centuries into relatively modern times. Its emphasis is on the functions of the brain and how they came to be associated with specific brain regions and systems
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BDR
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Finger, Stanley
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP353
LC item number
.F55 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Neurosciences
  • Neurology
  • Brain
  • Brain
  • Neurology
  • Neurosciences
  • Hirnforschung
  • Neuropsychologie
Label
Origins of neuroscience : a history of explorations into brain function, Stanley Finger
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Publication
Note
"First issued as an Oxford University Press paperback, 2001"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The brain in antiquity -- Changing concepts of brain function -- The era of cortical localization -- Holism and the critics of cortical localization -- Vision : from antiquity through the Renaissance -- Post-Renaissance visual anatomy and physiology -- Color vision -- The ear and theories of hearing -- Audition and the central nervous system -- The cutaneous senses -- Pain -- Gustation -- Olfaction -- The pyramidal system and the motor cortex -- The cerebellum and the corpus striatum -- Some movement disorders -- The process of sleep -- The nature of dreaming -- Theories of emotion from Democritus to William James -- Defining and controlling the circuits of emotion -- Intellect and the brain -- The frontal lobes and intellect -- The nature of the memory trace -- The neuropathology of memory -- Speech and language -- The emergence of the concept of cerebral dominance -- Expansion of the concept of cerebral dominance -- Treatments and therapies : from antiquity through the seventeenth century -- Treatments and therapies : from 1700 to World War I
Control code
48176610
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
xviii, 462 p.
Isbn
9780195146943
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)48176610
Label
Origins of neuroscience : a history of explorations into brain function, Stanley Finger
Publication
Note
"First issued as an Oxford University Press paperback, 2001"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The brain in antiquity -- Changing concepts of brain function -- The era of cortical localization -- Holism and the critics of cortical localization -- Vision : from antiquity through the Renaissance -- Post-Renaissance visual anatomy and physiology -- Color vision -- The ear and theories of hearing -- Audition and the central nervous system -- The cutaneous senses -- Pain -- Gustation -- Olfaction -- The pyramidal system and the motor cortex -- The cerebellum and the corpus striatum -- Some movement disorders -- The process of sleep -- The nature of dreaming -- Theories of emotion from Democritus to William James -- Defining and controlling the circuits of emotion -- Intellect and the brain -- The frontal lobes and intellect -- The nature of the memory trace -- The neuropathology of memory -- Speech and language -- The emergence of the concept of cerebral dominance -- Expansion of the concept of cerebral dominance -- Treatments and therapies : from antiquity through the seventeenth century -- Treatments and therapies : from 1700 to World War I
Control code
48176610
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
xviii, 462 p.
Isbn
9780195146943
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)48176610

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