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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.

Neuroscientists, psychologists, neurologists

Included in series
Progress in Brain Research

Hardbound, 300 Pages

Published: September 2013

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-444-62730-8


  • 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


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