Brown-Séquard: Selected Contributions of a Nineteenth-Century Neuroscientist

@article{Aminoff2000BrownSquardSC,
  title={Brown-S{\'e}quard: Selected Contributions of a Nineteenth-Century Neuroscientist},
  author={Michael J. Aminoff},
  journal={The Neuroscientist},
  year={2000},
  volume={6},
  pages={60 - 65}
}
  • M. Aminoff
  • Published 1 February 2000
  • Psychology
  • The Neuroscientist
That eccentric experimentalist, Charles Edouard Brown-Séquard, flitted restlessly between the major cities of the old and new worlds in the nineteenth century, replacing outdated concepts with new ideas of his own concerning the operation of the nervous system in health and disease. He used the experimental approach to generate hypotheses but had no interest in showing by meticulous study that his views were correct, leaving this to others. Extending his work on the integrative action of the… 

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