The Fine Arts, Neurology, and Neuroscience

Neuro-Historical Dimensions

Edited by

  • Stanley Finger, MD, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Dahlia Zaidel, University of California,U.S.A.
  • Francois Boller, George Washington University Medical School, Washington, DC, USA
  • Julien Bogousslavsky, MD, Genolier Swiss Medical Network,Switzerland

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.
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Neuroscientists, psychologists, neurologists


Book information

  • Published: September 2013
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-62730-8

Table of Contents

Part 1. Early Artistic Contributions to the Neurosciences

  1. Vesalius and the Emergence of Veridical Representation in Renaissance Anatomy
  2. Gul A. Russell

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

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

  7. David Ferrier: Brain Drawings and Brain Maps
  8. J. Wayne Lazar

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

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

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

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

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

    Part 3. Some Great Artists and their Neurological Disorders

  17. The Lead-Poisoned Genius: Saturnism in Famous Artists Across Five centuries

    Julio Montes-Santiago