Thomas Willis (1621–1675), the founder of clinical neuroscience

@article{Molnr2004ThomasW,
  title={Thomas Willis (1621–1675), the founder of clinical neuroscience},
  author={Z. Moln{\'a}r},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neuroscience},
  year={2004},
  volume={5},
  pages={329-335}
}
  • Z. Molnár
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Nature Reviews Neuroscience
Thomas Willis is considered to be one of the greatest neuroanatomists of all time. His name is usually associated with 'the circle of Willis', an anastomotic circle at the base of the brain, but his work also formed the foundation of basic neuroanatomical description and nomenclature, and comparative neuroanatomy. By combining his insightful clinical observations with his original pathological studies, his enquiring mind established links that are still astonishing 300 years on. For these… Expand

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