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

Author: Charles G Gross
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats

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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles G Gross
ISBN: 0262571358 9780262571357
OCLC Number: 60863128
Notes: Bradford Books.
Reproduction Notes: PDF file.
Description: 273 pages : 50
Contents: Introduction --
1. From Imhotep to Hubel and Wiesel: The Story of Visual Cortex --
2. Leonardo da Vinci on the Brain and Eye --
3. Emanuel Swedenborg: A Neuroscientist Before His Time --
4. The Hippocampus Minor and Man's Place in Nature: A Case Study in the Social Construction of Neuroanatomy --
5. Beyond Striate Cortex: How Large Portions of the Temporal and Parietal Cortex Became Visual Areas --
References --
Responsibility: Charles G. Gross.


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