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”

15793 entries, 13706 authors and 1920 subjects. Updated: October 6, 2022

DONDERS, Frans Cornelis

5 entries
  • 2979

Untersuchungen über die Natur der krankhaften Veränderungen der Arterienwände, die als Ursachen der spontanen Aneurysmen zu betrachten sind.

Arch. physiol. Heilk., 7, 359-402, 530-60, 1848.


Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Aneurysms
  • 5889

Astigmatisme en cilindrische glazen.

Utrecht: Post, 1862.

Includes statement of “Donders’s law” – the rotation of the eye around the line of sight is not voluntary. French and German translations, 1862.



Subjects: OPHTHALMOLOGY › Physiology of Vision, Optometry › Vision Tests
  • 5893

On the anomalies of accommodation and refraction of the eye… Translated from the author’s manuscript by W.D. Moore.

London: New Sydenham Society, 1864.

Donders’s greatest work, the basis for all succeeding studies of the subject, and a classic of physiological optics. It contains Donders’s explanation of astigmatism, his definition of aphakia and hypermetropia, his sharp distinctions between myopia and hypermetropia, etc. This English translation from the Dutch is the first published edition.



Subjects: OPHTHALMOLOGY › Physiology of Vision
  • 4974

Die Schnelligkeit psychischer Prozesse.

Arch. Anat. Physiol. wiss. Med., 657-81, 1868.

Donders was the first to measure the reaction-time of a psychical process.



Subjects: PSYCHOLOGY › Biological, PSYCHOLOGY › Experimental, PSYCHOLOGY › Psychophysics
  • 1467

De physiologie der spraakklanken.

Utrecht: C. van der Post, jr, 1870.

Donders’s most important work was performed in the field of ophthalmology, but he wrote a classic treatise on the physiology of speech. Also published in Onderzoekingen gedaan in het Physiologisch Laboratoriumder Utrechtsche Hoogeschool, 1870, 3, 354-73.



Subjects: Speech, Anatomy and Physiology of