Brain, Mind and Medicine:

Brain, Mind and Medicine:

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No books have been published on the practice of neuroscience in the eighteenth century, a time of transition and discovery in science and medicine. This volume explores neuroscience and reviews developments in anatomy, physiology, and medicine in the era some call the Age of Reason, and others the Enlightenment. Topics include how neuroscience adopted electricity as the nerve force, how disorders such as aphasia and hysteria were treated, Mesmerism, and more.For many practitioners, it was their textual learning of which they were most proud (Getz, 1995, p. ... While physicians were trained at the early universities, surgeons and apothecaries, as in most manual, craft-oriented ... As this suggests, apprenticesa#39; experiences varied with each practice, some getting a very good training, others spending too long cleaning and manufacturing medicines and hardly anyanbsp;...

Title:Brain, Mind and Medicine:
Author:Harry Whitaker, C.U.M. Smith, Stanley Finger
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-10-27


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