The legacy of Donald O. Hebb: more than the Hebb Synapse

@article{Brown2003TheLO,
  title={The legacy of Donald O. Hebb: more than the Hebb Synapse},
  author={Richard E Brown and P. M. Milner},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neuroscience},
  year={2003},
  volume={4},
  pages={1013-1019}
}
Neuroscientists associate the name of Donald O. Hebb with the Hebbian synapse and the Hebbian learning rule, which underlie connectionist theories and synaptic plasticity, but Hebb's work has also influenced developmental psychology, neuropsychology, perception and the study of emotions, as well as learning and memory. Here, we review the work of Hebb and its lasting influence on neuroscience in honour of the 2004 centenary of his birth. 
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