Origins of Neuroscience: A History of Explorations Into Brain Function

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With over 350 illustrations, this impressive volume traces the rich 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. In contrast to biographically oriented accounts, this book is unique in its emphasis on the functions of the brain and how they came to be associated with specific brain regions and systems. Among the topics explored are vision, hearing, pain, motor control, sleep, memory, speech, and ...

Origins of Neuroscience: A History of Explorations Into Brain Function 2001, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195146943

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Origins of Neuroscience: A History of Explorations Into Brain Function 1994, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195065039

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