Katja M. Guenther

We don’t have enough information about this author to calculate their statistics. If you think this is an error let us know.
Learn More
This article examines the material culture of neuroscientist Vilayanur S. Ramachandran's research into phantom limbs. In the 1990s Ramachandran used a 'mirror box' to 'resurrect' phantom limbs and thus to treat the pain that often accompanied them. The experimental success of his mirror therapy led Ramachandran to see mirrors as a useful model of brain(More)
In medicine, the realm of the clinic and the realm of experimentation often overlap and conflict, and physicians have to develop practices to negotiate their differences. The work of Canadian neurosurgeon Wilder Penfield (1891-1976) is a case in point. Engaging closely with the nearly 5,000 pages of unpublished and hitherto unconsidered reports of(More)
  • Juliann Allison, Ian Breckenridge-Jackson, +5 authors Michael Walker
  • 2014
Using quantitative and qualitative data collected at the 2010 United States Social Forum (USSF), we explore how social justice activists perceive the effects of the economic crisis on their political organizations and what types of social change strategies they are advocating to address it. Nearly half of activists reported that funding has become tighter(More)
Freud's "Critical Introduction" has many of the markers of a purely neuroanatomical text. But a comparison with contemporary anatomical writings as well as an analysis of the larger scientific, clinical and institutional context of Freud's work suggests important differences. Freud's manuscript was an ambitious enterprise to reform the brain sciences of the(More)
  • 1