Gustave Dax and his fight for recognition: an overlooked chapter in the early history of cerebral dominance.

@article{Roe1996GustaveDA,
  title={Gustave Dax and his fight for recognition: an overlooked chapter in the early history of cerebral dominance.},
  author={Dana L. Roe and Stanley Finger},
  journal={Journal of the history of the neurosciences},
  year={1996},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={228-40}
}
The year 1865 was revolutionary in neuroscience. In this year, three papers were published on the topic of cerebral dominance for speech. These papers were authored by Paul Broca, Marc Dax, and Gustave Dax, and they contributed to a priority debate that cannot be easily resolved. Gustave Dax claimed that his long dead father had written a memoir and… CONTINUE READING