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”

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ECCLES, Sir John Carew

2 entries
  • 1310.2

The ionic mechanism of postsynaptic inhibition. IN: Prix Nobel in 1963, pp. 261-83.


Eccles shared the Nobel Prize with A. L. Hodgkin and A. F. Huxley in 1963. See No. 1310.1.

Subjects: NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Peripheral Nerves / Nerve Impulses
  • 7071

Evolution of the brain: Creation of the self.

London: Routledge, 1989.

A pioneering work on the evolution of the human mind. Eccles synthesized comparative anatomy--especially brain anatomy--with evidence from paleontology and archaeology, and brain physiology (especially the physiology of language), and philosophy--all within the framework of Darwinian evolutionary theory, making allowance for the latest critcal developments.

Subjects: ANATOMY › Neuroanatomy, EVOLUTION, NEUROSCIENCE › Neurophysiology