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Creating Modern Neuroscience: The Revolutionary 1950s$
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Gordon M. Shepherd MD, DPhil

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195391503

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391503.001.0001

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Summing Up

Summing Up

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Creating Modern Neuroscience: The Revolutionary 1950s
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Gordon M. Shepherd

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391503.003.0017

This chapter presents a summary of the preceding chapters and some concluding thoughts from the author. The book focused on the people, ideas and methods of the mid-20th century period. Framing the account in relation to the levels of organization of the nervous system at which the work was carried out, provides a better understanding of the context for the advances, as well as providing the means for comparing advances across different levels.

Keywords:   brain, neuroscience, history, 1950s

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