Imagining the Brain: Episodes in the Visual History of Brain Research - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128142578

Imagining the Brain: Episodes in the Visual History of Brain Research, Volume 243

1st Edition

Editors: Chiara Ambrosio William Maclehose
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128142578
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st December 2018
Page Count: 358
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Table of Contents

Part 1. Imagining the Brain Between Body and Soul
1. Ventricular Localisation in Late Antiquity: The Philosophical and Theological Roots of an Enduring Medical Model
Jessica Wright
2. The Pathological and the Normal: Mapping the Medieval Mind
William Maclehose
3. Imagining the Brain and Searching for the Soul in Thomas Willis's Anatomy of the Brain and Nerves (1664)
Alexander Wragge-Morley

Part 2. Representing the Brain and the Nervous System: Styles, Media, Practices
4. Gaetano Zumbo’s Anatomical Model: from Wax to Cranium
Rose Marie San Juan
5. The Nervous System and the Anatomy of Expression: Sir Charles Bell’s Anatomical Watercolours
Brendan Clarke and Chiara Ambrosio
6. Pinpricks: The Curiosity of Analgesia and Gate Control Theory (1950-1970)
Lan A. Li
7. "Scaffolding for thinking while moving": Imagining the brain through choreographic and dance-based processes.
Helena Hammond

Part 3. Dissecting Brains, Dissecting Behaviours: Experimental Narratives
8. Gertrude Stein’s Modernist Brain
Chiara Ambrosio
9. The Brain as Organon. "The Library of Brains" of Oskar and Cécile Vogt
Chantal Marazia and Heiner Fangerau
10. After Pavlov: Behavioural Conditioning Research in the Soviet Sphere during the Cold War
Sarah Marks

Part 4. Inside the Brain: Arguments and Evidence in the Modern Neurosciences
11. From images to physiology: a strange paradox at the origin of modern neuroscience
Paolo Angelo Mazzarello
12. One, no-one and a hundred thousand Brains. J Eccles, J.Z.Young and the establishment of the Neurosciences (1930s-1960s
Fabio De Sio
13. Seeing Patterns in Neuroimaging Data
Jessey Andrew Kenneth Wright


Description

Progress in Brain Research series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters. Each chapter is written by an international board of authors.

Key Features

  • Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
  • Presents the latest release in the Progress of Brain Research series
  • Updated release includes the latest information on the Imagining the Brain: Episodes in the Visual History of Brain Research

Readership

Policy makers, mental health practitioners, neuroscience researchers, researchers from various fields of health science and the humanities, members of the public and psychonauts


Details

No. of pages:
358
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Hardcover ISBN:
9780128142578

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About the Editors

Chiara Ambrosio Editor

Dr Chiara Ambrosio is a lecturer in History and Philosophy of Science at the Department of Science and Technology Studies, University College London.

Affiliations and Expertise

Chiara Ambrosio Lecturer in History and Philosophy of Science Department of Science and Technology Studies University College London

William Maclehose Editor

Dr William MacLehose is a lecturer in History of Science and Medicine at the Department of Science and Technology Studies, University College London.

Affiliations and Expertise

William MacLehose Lecturer in History of Science and Medicine Department of Science and Technology Studies University College London