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Brain Renaissance free pdf Brain Renaissance, from Vesalius to modern neuroscience is published on the 500th anniversary of the birth and the 450th anniversary of the death of Vesalius. The authors translated those Latin chapters of the Fabrica dedicated to the brain, a milestone in the history of neuroscience. Many chapters are accompanied by a commentary tracking the discoveries that paved the way to our modern understanding of the brain - from the pineal gland that regulates sleep, the fornix and mammillary bodies for memory, the colliculi for auditory and visual perception, and the cerebellum for motor control, to the corpus callosum for interhemispheric cross-talk, the neural correlates of senses, and the methods for dissections. The chapters constitute a primer for those interested in the brain and history of neuroscience. The translation, written with modern anatomical terminology in mind, provides direct access to Vesalius' original work on the brain. Those interested in reading the words of the Renaissance master will find the book an invaluable addition to their Vesalian collection. Brain Renaissance pays a tribute to the work of the pioneers of neuroscience and to the lives of those with brain disorders, through whose suffering most discoveries are made. It's an unforgettable journey inspired by the work of the great anatomist, whose words still resonate today.

About Marco Catani

Marco Catani Neuroanatomy and Tractography Brain Laboratory Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences Institute of Psychiatry Stefano Sandrone Neuroanatomy and Tractography Brain Laboratory Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences Institute of Psychiatry

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Author : Marco Catani
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Data Published : 25 June 2015
ISBN : 0199383839
EAN : 9780199383832
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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