An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15849 entries, 13787 authors and 1925 subjects. Updated: January 28, 2023

ADRIAN, Edgar Douglas

5 entries
  • 1303

The conduction of the nervous impulse.

London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1917.

Gotch (No. 1420.1), Adrian, and Keith Lucas made important discoveries concerning the “all-or-nothing” responses of individual nerve fibers. Their work is summarized in the above monograph. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Peripheral Nerves / Nerve Impulses
  • 1307

The impulses produced by sensory nerve-endings. Part 2. The response of a single end-organ.

J. Physiol. (Lond.), 61, 151-71, 1926.

The observations of Adrian and Zotterman on the response of single sensory end-organs to a natural stimulus led them to formulate their conception of “adaptation” of receptors to stimuli.



Subjects: NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Peripheral Nerves / Nerve Impulses
  • 1528

The action of light on the eye.

J. Physiol. (Lond.), 63, 378-414; 64, 279-301; 65, 273-308, 1927, 1928.

 On the electrical discharges from the vertebrate optic nerve.



Subjects: Neurophysiology, OPHTHALMOLOGY › Physiology of Vision, PHYSIOLOGY › Electrophysiology, WOMEN, Publications by › Years 1900 - 1999
  • 1308

The basis of sensation. The action of the sense organs.

London: Christophers, 1928.

Adrian shared with Sherrington the Nobel Prize in 1932 for their work on the physiology of the nervous system. Reprinted, New York, Hafner, 1964.



Subjects: NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Peripheral Nerves / Nerve Impulses
  • 1447

The interpretation of potential waves in the cortex.

J. Physiol. (Lond.), 81, 440-71, 1934.

Confirmation of Berger’s findings (No. 1446). See also Brain, 1934, 57, 355-85.



Subjects: NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Brain, including Medulla: Cerebrospinal Fluid