American Neuroscience in the Twentieth Century

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CRC Press, Jan 1, 2003 - Psychology - 484 pages
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A history of how neural, behavioural and communicative subdisciplines coalesced in neuroscience to create a promising approach to understanding the relation of mind to brain. It chronicles the expansion of prominent centres of research and the development of innovative apparatus and concepts.
 

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Contents

PRODROMAL NINETEENTHCENTURY
3
PASSAGE TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
31
CONSOLIDATION AND DISCOVERY
65
ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY OVERTAKES
81
NEW TRAILS ON FRESHTERRAIN
107
THE PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
141
INTO THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
171
DEVELOPMENT OF EXPERIMENTAL
199
THAT WHALE AMONG THE FISHES
279
SEXAND THE BRAIN
307
THE ROOT OF CONSCIOUSNESS
329
INFRAHUMAN COMMUNICATION
347
SPEECH AND HUMAN LANGUAGE
377
POSTSCRIPT
405
REFERENCES
411
INDEX
459

ANIMAL BEHAVIOR AND COMPARATIVE
223
PREFRONTAL CORTEX OF INFRAHUMAN
251

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