Margaret Kennard on sparing and recovery of function: a tribute on the 100th anniversary of her birth.

@article{Finger1999MargaretKO,
  title={Margaret Kennard on sparing and recovery of function: a tribute on the 100th anniversary of her birth.},
  author={Stanley M. Finger},
  journal={Journal of the history of the neurosciences},
  year={1999},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={
          269-85
        }
}
Margaret Kennard was an American pioneer in the experimental study of sparing and recovery of function. Her most famous experiments were performed on monkeys and apes at Yale University during the late 1930s and early 1940s. By describing the behavioral effects of brain damage on infantile, juvenile, and older primates, she drew new attention to just how important developmental status can be at the time of neural insult. Kennard also conducted experiments which showed that even adult primates… CONTINUE READING

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