120 black & white illustrations, 63 black & white halftones, 57 black & white line drawings
Table Of Contents
1. Head or Heart? The Ancient Search For The Soul 2. The Discovery of the Nervous System 3. From Late Antiquity to the Renaissance: The Cell Doctrine 4. Searching for the Ghost in the Machine 5. A New Life Force: Animal Electricity 6. The Rise and Fall of Phrenology 7. The Nerve Cell Laid Bare 8. The Return of the Reflex 9. The Cartography of the Cerebral Cortex 10. The Rise of Psychiatry and Neurology 11. Solving the Mystery of the Nerve Impulse 12. The Discovery of Chemical Neurotransmission 13. Neurosurgery and Clinical Tales 14. Surveying the Last Fifty Years and Looking Ahead
Andrew P. Wickens is Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. His main area of expertise is in biological psychology and neuroscience.