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Published: 11 October 2001

480 Pages | 342 halftones

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780195146943

Bookseller Code (05)

Origins of Neuroscience

A History of Explorations into Brain Function

Stanley Finger

  • Traces the history of ideas about the functioning of the brain from its roots in the ancient cultures through the centuries into modern times
  • Presents material in a very readable way, while describing with scholarly acumen the historical evolution of the field in all its amazing wealth and detail
  • Contains over 350 illustrations
  • For professionals and students in neurology, neuroscience, neuropsychology, and the history of science and medicine