Remembering Dr. Wilder Penfield
- Wilder Penfield, Man of Letters. Mai, François // Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences;Nov2012, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p845
An obituary for Wilder Penfield, a Canadian neurosurgeon and founder of Montreal Neurological Institute, is presented.
- A bedside conversation with Wilder Penfield. Blum, Alan // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/19/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 7, p745
The article offers the author's insights regarding his conversation with doctor and author Wilder Penfield. He states that when he showed Penfield's book to him entiled "The Torch," a novel on Hippocrates, the author asserts that he had fun writing it which he wrote in novelist approach. The...
- Mapping the brain. Lougheed, Tim // Canadian Geographic;Jan2000, Vol. 120 Issue 1, p116
Discusses the flaws in Montreal neuro-surgeon Wilder Penfield's map of the human brain. Explanation on the errors of the map; Comment from Philip Servos, a psychologist on the errors.
- No Man Alone (Book Review). Leibenguth, Charla // Library Journal;9/15/1977, Vol. 102 Issue 16, p1841
Reviews the book 'No Man Alone: a surgeon's story,' by Wilder Penfield.
- Wilder Penfield (1891—1976). Todman, D. // Journal of Neurology;Jul2008, Vol. 255 Issue 7, p1104
The article profiles Wilder Penfield, a leading neurosurgeon of the 20th century. He was born in Spokane, Washington yet later moved to Hudson, Wisconsin. He was able to study philosophy at Princeton University due to Rhodes scholarship, yet decided to shift in medicine due to the influence of...
- Moscow Mercy Mission. // Time;3/9/1962, Vol. 79 Issue 10, p42
The article reports on the medical assistance given by Dr. Wilder Penfield, Canada's world-famed neurosurgeon, to the comatosed Lev Davidovich Landau, the Soviet Union's top theoretical physicist. It mentions that Penfield, together with other doctors, decided to transfer Landau to the Moscow...
- Wilder Penfield - Bioethicist. Sedney, Cara L.; Bernstein, Mark // Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences;Mar2014, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p177
Bioethics is a new discipline which developed as modern medical and scientific breakthroughs surpassed the ability of traditional medical ethics to contend with unique ethical dilemmas. It evolved into an interdisciplinary discourse regarding the ethical and societal implications of medicine and...
- The Ketogenic Diet. Chang, Ruti // Foods Matter (UK);Apr2009, p4
The article presents a discussion about the ketogenic diet which is believed to be the first human diet that was practiced around 10,000 years ago. With the diet, man relies on fat to fuel his body which he obtains from eating meat, bone and flesh. Dr. Wilder Penfield, an American neurologist,...
- THE TORCH. // New Yorker;12/17/1960, Vol. 36 Issue 44, p160
The article reviews the book "The Torch," by Wilder Penfield.