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The Fine Arts, Neurology, and Neuroscience

Neuro-Historical Dimensions

This well-established international series examines major areas of basic and clinical research within neuroscience, as well as emerging and promising subfields. This volume explores the history and modern perspective on neurology and neuroscience.

Audience
Neuroscientists, psychologists, neurologists

Included in series
Progress in Brain Research

Hardbound, 300 Pages

Published: September 2013

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-444-62730-8

Contents

  • Part 1. Early Artistic Contributions to the Neurosciences
    1. Vesalius and the Emergence of Veridical Representation in Renaissance Anatomy
      Gul A. Russell

    2. Medieval and Renaissance Anatomists: The Printing and Unauthorized Copying of Illustrations, and the Dissemination of Ideas
      Douglas J. Lanska and John Robert Lanska

    3. Anna Morandi’s Self-Portrayal in Wax with Brain
      Rebecca Messbarger

    4. David Ferrier: Brain Drawings and Brain Maps
      J. Wayne Lazar

    5. Neura, Nerves, Nerve Fibers, Neurofibrils, Microtubules: Multidimensional Routes of Pain, Pleasure and Voluntary Action in Images Across the Ages
      Eugenio Frixione

      Part 2. Neuroscientists with Artistic Talents and Artists on the Neurosciences

    6. John Bell (1763-1820): Brother Artist and Anatomist
      Christopher Gardner-Thorpe

    7. Jean-Martin Charcot and Art: Relationship of the ""Founder of Neurology"" with Various Aspects of Art
      Julien Bogousslavsky and François Boller

    8. Cajal and the Discovery of a New Artistic World: The Neuronal Forest
      Javier DeFelipe

      Part 3. Some Great Artists and their Neurological Disorders

    9. The Lead-Poisoned Genius: Saturnism in Famous Artists Across Five centuries
      Julio Montes-Santiago

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