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By H.W. Magoun, L. Marshall

A heritage of ways neural, behavioural and communicative subdisciplines coalesced in neuroscience to create a promising method of figuring out the relation of brain to mind. It chronicles the growth of popular centres of study and the advance of cutting edge gear and ideas.

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Twenty years later, his attention was again called to the subject by an extraordinary incident, the sudden recall, on seeing a snakelike ravel from a rug, of the early work and the realization that the poison of serpents must be a double and not a single poison. T. Reichert, collected serpents and set about splitting the poison into its components. In 1886, they published their classic paper, “Researches Upon the Venoms of Poisonous Serpents” (Mitchell & Reichert, 1886) again a contribution to the Smithsonian series.

Jenks, pathologist Theobald Smith, feminists Rosica Schwimmer and Alice Chenoweth Day, and others. Wilder’s influence was felt far beyond the classroom. A participant in the early meetings of the American Neurological Association (ANA), Charles K. Mills (1924/1975, pp. 34 passim) wrote: “My recollections of the work of Wilder are of special interest. At almost every meeting … some valuable morphological and anatomical studies of the brain were presented by him … . [D]uring this first quarter of [ANA’s] history … Wilder began his propaganda for the revision of encephalic nomenclature.

Southard; at St. Elizabeths Hospital, Washington, under William Alison White; and at Kankakee, Illinois, the Worcester State Hospital, Massachusetts, the New York State Pathological Institute, and the Phipps Psychiatric Clinic at Johns Hopkins, several of which had been under the sequential direction of Adolf Meyer – the Johnny Appleseed who dropped research laboratories into psychiatric hospitals, as he made his way across the country and up the professional ladder, between the 1890s and the First World War.

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