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Author Harrington, Anne, 1960-

Title Medicine, mind, and the double brain : a study in nineteenth-century thought / Anne Harrington
Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [1987]


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 W'BOOL  152.09 Har/Mma  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 336 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents 1. The pre-1860 legacy -- 2. Language localization and the problem of asymmetry -- 3. Left-right polarities of mind and brain -- 4. The post-Broca case for "duality of mind": basic issues and themes -- 5. Left-brain versus right-brain selves and the problem of the corpus callosum -- 6. The "experimental evidence": metalloscopy and hemi-hyponsis -- 7. The Hughlings Jackson perspective -- 8. Freud and Jackson's double brain: the case for a psychoanalytic debt -- 9. The fate of the double brain
Analysis Neuropsychology, 1800-1900
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 291-328
Subject Cerebral dominance -- History -- 19th century.
Cerebral dominance.
Information resources management.
Laterality -- History -- 19th century.
Laterality -- History.
Medicine -- History -- 19th century
Neurology -- History.
History, 19th Century.
History of medicine, 19th century
Laterality -- history
Neurology -- history.
Author Horton, Forest W.
LC no. 87002462
ISBN 0691084653 (alk. paper)
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