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Brain, vision, memory : tales in the history of neuroscience

Author: Charles G Gross
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1998.
Series: Bradford book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In these engaging tales describing the growth of knowledgeabout the brain -- from the early Egyptians and Greeks to the Dark Agesand the Renaissance to the present time -- Gross attempts to answer  Read more...

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Gross, Charles G.
Brain, vision, memory.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1998
(DLC) 97017168
(OCoLC)36877412
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles G Gross
ISBN: 0585024812 9780585024813 9780262071864 026207186X 0262571358 9780262571357
OCLC Number: 42329100
Notes: "A Bradford book."
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 255 pages) : illustrations
Contents: From Imhotep to Hubel and Wiesel: The Story of Visual Cortex --
Ancient Egyptian Surgery and Medicine --
Greek Philosopher-Scientists and the Beginning of Brain Science --
The Medieval Cell Doctrine of Brain Function --
The Rebirth of Brain Science --
The Beginning of the Modern Era of Cortical Localization --
The Discovery of a Visual Center in the Cerebral Cortex --
Leonardo da Vinci on the Brain and Eye --
Emanuel Swedenborg: A Neuroscientist Before His Time --
The Hippocampus Minor and Man's Place in Nature: A Case Study in the Social Construction of Neuroanatomy --
Beyond Striate Cortex: How Large Portions of the Temporal and Parietal Cortex Became Visual Areas.
Series Title: Bradford book.
Responsibility: Charles G. Gross.

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