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

Published
  • New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press 1994
Physical description
xviii,462 p. : ill, ports,facsims ; 29cm.
ISBN
  • 9780195065039 (hbk.)
  • 0195065034 (hbk.)
Notes
  • 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.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • History.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • This is an accessible account of the evolution of the neurosciences, which can be used either as a standard reference for researchers or a textbook for courses on neurology, neuropsychology, and neuroscience.

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