History of neuroscience

  • Descartes creates the mind/body problem

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    A brief history of neuroscience

  • Galvani discovers that the brain is shocking!

  • Paul Broca finds the words

  • David Ferrier: Location, location

  • Cajal: The neuron doctrine

  • Sherrington: The synapse

  • Otto Loewi's dream

  • Hodgkin & Huxley: The action potential

  • Over 6 decades of progress!