Robert Hooke on memory, association and time perception (I)

  title={Robert Hooke on memory, association and time perception (I)},
  author={Beth R. Singer},
  journal={Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={115 - 131}
  • B. R. Singer
  • Published 1976
  • Art
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
Robert Hooke is well known for his classic study of microscopy, the Micrographia, and for his work on the theory of elasticity. However, Hooke made numerous other contributions during his lifetime to almost every branch of knowledge. His incredible versatility and energy have only recently begun to be fully appreciated. Newton and Hooke quarrelled for many years and Newton refused to become President of the Royal Society until Hooke’s death in 1703 (4, 5, 6). It has been suggested by Keynes (3… 

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