Sir Charles Sherrington--"the William Harvey of the Nervous System"
- Sherrington, Charles Scott (1857 - 1952). // Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography;2005, p1
English neurologist who is renowned for his research on the physiology of the nervous system; his laboratories came to be regarded as the best in the world for teaching and research in neurophysiology. For his innovative work on the function of the nerve cell he was awarded the 1932 Nobel Prize...
- Charles Scott Sherrington's Integrative action: a centenary notice. Breathnach, Caoimhghin S. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jan2004, Vol. 97 Issue 1, p34
The article provides an overview on the integrative action of the nervous system lectured by professor Charles Scott Sherrington from the University of Liverpool in England. The lectures launched the term integration into scientific neurology. Sherrington stressed in the discussion that reflex...
- Charles Scott Sherrington, A Biography of the Neurophysiologist. Colodny, Robert G. // BioScience;Dec1967, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p927
The article reviews the book "Charles Scott Sherrington, a Biography of the Neurophysiologist," by Ragnar Granit.
- The physiologist and the neurosurgeon: the enduring influence of Charles Sherrington on the career of Wilder Penfield. // Brain: A Journal of Neurology;Nov2007, Vol. 130 Issue 11, p2758
Wilder Penfield, a Rhodes scholar from Princeton University, New Jersey, was a student in the first course on mammalian physiology given in 1915â€‰at Oxford University by Charles Sherrington, newly arrived from Liverpool where, as Holt Professor of Physiology for 20 years, he had become a...
- Harvey Cushing. Ballaro, Beverly // Harvey Cushing;2006, p1
Background information on neurosurgeon Harvey Cushing is presented. The author reviews how Cushing was one of the founders of the field of neurosurgery. Cushing's development of innovative methods for regulating bleeding and blood pressure during surgery made possible effective interventions for...
- Man on His Nature. Hobbs, Nicholas // Journal of Applied Psychology;Oct41, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p602
The article reviews the book "Man on His Nature," by Charles Sherrington.
- Pain Sense: Nociception, Affect and the Visual Encounter. McCosker, Anthony // Transformations (14443775);2012, Issue 22, Special section p1
This paper explores the qualities of pain as visual, sensory, affective and neurophysiological experience. The early twentieth century neuroscience of Charles Sherrington on "nociception" (the perception of pain) and more recent empirical work on empathy and mirror neurons are read through...
- Pain: Search for Understanding and Relief. // Time;6/13/1969, Vol. 93 Issue 24, p65
The article focuses on the efforts of several specialists to investigate the aspects of pain. According to British psychologist Charles Sherrington, pain is the physical auxiliary of an imperative defensive reflex. Furthermore, it notes that the most significant thing for the pain-relieving...
- Charles Scott Sherrington (1857—1952). Breathnach, C. S. // Journal of Neurology;Aug2005, Vol. 252 Issue 8, p1000
Profiles Charles Scott Sherrington, one of the pioneers in neurology. Career background; List of Sherrington's published works; Awards received.