A History of the Brain: From Stone Age surgery to modern by Andrew P. Wickens PDF

By Andrew P. Wickens

ISBN-10: 1848723644

ISBN-13: 9781848723641

ISBN-10: 1848723652

ISBN-13: 9781848723658

A historical past of the Brain tells the total tale of neuroscience, from antiquity to the current day. It describes how we've come to appreciate the organic nature of the mind, starting in prehistoric occasions, and progressing to the 20 th century with the advance of contemporary Neuroscience.

This is the 1st time a historical past of the mind has been written in a story method, emphasizing how our realizing of the mind and worried approach has built through the years, with the improvement of the disciplines of anatomy, pharmacology, body structure, psychology and neurosurgery. The ebook covers:

  • beliefs concerning the mind in historic Egypt, Greece and Rome

  • the Medieval interval, Renaissance and Enlightenment

  • the 19th century

  • the most vital advances within the 20th century and destiny instructions in neuroscience.

The discoveries resulting in the improvement of contemporary neuroscience gave upward thrust to 1 of the main intriguing and interesting tales within the complete of technological know-how. Written for readers with out earlier wisdom of the mind or historical past, the ebook will satisfaction scholars, and also will be of serious curiosity to researchers and teachers with an curiosity in realizing how now we have arrived at our current wisdom of the brain.

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