Some aspects of Sherrington’s contribution to neurophysiology

  title={Some aspects of Sherrington’s contribution to neurophysiology},
  author={John Carew Eccles},
  journal={Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={216 - 225}
  • J. Eccles
  • Published 1 December 1957
  • Sociology
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
Since this year we are celebrating the centenary of Sherrington’s birth, it is fitting that we should try to understand and appreciate the significance of his life. Doubtless we still live too close to him for final evaluation, if that ever can be made, but this is the occasion for an appraisal by those who knew him and who are happy to be called his pupils. In the history of physiology there is one achievement that ranks above all others—the discovery of the circulation by Harvey. That… Expand
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