Return of the living dead: Re-reading Pierre Flourens' contributions to neurophysiology and literature.

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Historians of neurophysiology remember Marie Jean Pierre Flourens (1794-1867) for his experimental approach to nineteenth-century debates on cortical localization and, in particular, for his successful attacks on Frantz Joseph Gall's (1758-1828) phrenology (Gall and Spurzheim, 1810-19). Whereas Gall and his colleague, Johann Gaspar Spurzheim (1776-1832… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-444-63273-9.00009-5

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@article{Levinson2013ReturnOT, title={Return of the living dead: Re-reading Pierre Flourens' contributions to neurophysiology and literature.}, author={Sharman Levinson}, journal={Progress in brain research}, year={2013}, volume={205}, pages={149-72} }