The origins of the British Neuroscience Association

@article{Reynolds2017TheOO,
  title={The origins of the British Neuroscience Association},
  author={Edward H. Reynolds},
  journal={Neuroscience},
  year={2017},
  volume={367},
  pages={10-14}
}
  • E. Reynolds
  • Published 26 December 2017
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuroscience
I describe the origins of the British Neuroscience Association (BNA) based on new documents which I have discovered. The foundation of the Brain Research Association (BRA) on February 23rd 1968 was influenced by IBRO, notably its two UK Council members, and by many UK neuroscientists, especially the London-based Black Horse Group. The BRA changed its name to the BNA in 1996. The documents are in the Wellcome Trust Archives. 
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