eBook The Fine Arts, Neurology, and Neuroscience, 1st Edition

  • Volume 203
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  • ISBN-10: 0444627367
  • ISBN-13: 9780444627360
  • DDC: 616.809
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 300 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

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.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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contributors.
Preface.
Contents.
1: Early Artistic Contributions to the Neurosciences.
2: Vesalius and the emergence of veridical representation in Renaissance anatomy.
3: Medieval and Renaissance Anatomists: The Printing and Unauthorized Copying of Illustrations, and the Dissemination of Ideas.
4: Anna Morandi's Wax Self-Portrait with Brain.
5: David Ferrier: Brain Drawings and Brain Maps.
6: Neura, Nerves, Nerve Fibers, Neurofibrils, Microtubules: Multidimensional Routes of Pain, Pleasure, and Voluntary Action in Images Across the Ages.
7: Neuroscientists with Artistic Talents and Artists on the Neurosciences.
8: John Bell (1763–1820): Brother Artist and Anatomist.
9: Jean-Martin Charcot and Art: Relationship of the “Founder of Neurology” with Various Aspects of Art.
10: Cajal and the Discovery of a New Artistic World: The Neuronal Forest.
11: Some Great Artists and Their Neurological Disorders.
12: The Lead-Poisoned Genius: Saturnism in Famous Artists Across Five Centuries.
13: Frida Kahlo's Neurological Deficits and her Art.
14: Neurological Diseases in Famous Painters.
Index.
Other Volumes in Progress in Brain Research.