Niels Stensen : A 17 th Century Scientist with a Modern View of Brain Organization


This historical review is devoted to Niels Stensen or Steensen (Nicolaus Stenonis in Latin, often shortened to Steno in English), a singular 17th century scholar who made a brief but enduring contribution to the field of brain research. Although the modernity of his discourse has been underlined on several occasions, his exact contribution to brain anatomy… (More)


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