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The Functions of the Brain
  • D. Ferrier
  • Biology, Medicine
    Edinburgh Medical Journal
  • 1 April 1887
TLDR
The functions of the Brain and the Theories of their Relation are studied in detail in the second volume of Nick Wade's Mind and Body, which aims to clarify the role of the nervous system in human health.
Experimental Researches in Cerebral Physiology and Pathology
  • D. Ferrier
  • Medicine
    Journal of anatomy and physiology
  • 26 April 1873
TLDR
In actual practice you will find not merely the seven cardinal symptoms uponwhich the authors havedwelt so long, but otherminororsecondary symptoms, which, though subjecttogreat variations, often furnish valuable corroborative testimony.
Experiments on the brain of monkeys.—No. I
  • D. Ferrier
  • Psychology
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of London
The facts recorded in this paper are the results obtained by electrical stimulation of the brain of monkeys, after the method described by the author in the West Riding Lunatic Asylum Medical
The localization of function in the brain
  • D. Ferrier
  • Psychology
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of London
TLDR
The author's researches indicated an exact localization in the hemispheres of centres, or regions, for the carrying out of simple and complex muscular movements of a definite character, and described by Hughlings Jackson as of a purposive, or expressional, nature.
The Croonian lecture, experiments on the brain of monkeys (second series)
  • D. Ferrier
  • Psychology
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of London
TLDR
The details of experiments on the brain of monkeys, supplementary to those already laid before the Society by the author, relate chiefly to the effects of destruction, by means of the cautery, of localized regions previously explored by electrical stimulation.
Principles of Forensic Medicine
TLDR
It is plain that transporting matter to and from the scene ofnutrition is not the essential part of the process, and that a tissue, though devoid of vessels, and the elements of a vascular tissue, may still be organised and living structure, and within the dominion of the nutritive process.
XVI. The Croonian Lecture.—experiments on the brain of monkeys (second series)
  • D. Ferrier
  • Materials Science
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
In a former memoir presented to the Royal Society the author described the results of electrical irritation of localized regions of the brain of monkeys. This memoir contains the details of
XIX. A record of experiments on the effects of lesion of different regions of the cerebral hemispheres
  • D. Ferrier, G. Yeo
  • Linguistics
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
The facts recorded in this paper are partly the results of a research made conjointly by Drs. Ferrier and Yeo, aided by a grant from the British Medical Association, and partly of a research made by
A Record of Experiments Illustrative of the Symptomatology and Degenerations Following Lesions of the Cerebellum and Its Peduncles and Related Structures in Monkeys
TLDR
A series of experiments was undertaken for the purpose of ascertaining the effects, temporary or permanent, following total or partial ation of the cerebellum and section of its peduncles; and more especially with a of determining by microscopic examination the position and relations of the dary degenerations which might be induced.
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