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The scientific reputation(s) of John Lubbock, Darwinian gentleman.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Studies in history and philosophy of science [Stud Hist Philos Sci] 2022 Oct; Vol. 95, pp. 185-203. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 08.

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Abstract: John Lubbock (1834-1913) was born to social and scientific status. His father was a wealthy banker and a respected astronomer. Lubbock's youthful enthusiasm for insects was encouraged by Charles Darwin who lived only two miles from the Lubbock family e...

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Historical forerunners of neuropsychiatry: The psychiatric works of Albert W. Adamkiewicz (1850-1921).

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of the history of the neurosciences [J Hist Neurosci] 2022 Oct-Dec; Vol. 31 (4), pp. 592-600. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 22.

Abstract: Albert Wojciech Adamkiewicz (1850-1821) was a Polish neurologist and researcher who is best known for his description of the so-called Adamkiewicz-artery. In contrast to his achievements in neurology, his research in psychiatry from his time in Vienna ...

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Historical Overview of the "Firing" Liaison between Brain Tumors and Epilepsy.

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Source(s): The Neuroscientist : a review journal bringing neurobiology, neurology and psychiatry [Neuroscientist] 2022 Oct; Vol. 28 (5), pp. 411-419. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Feb 10.

Abstract: This review addresses, in a critical historical perspective, the link between seizures and endocranic neoplasms. Folkloric descriptions of epilepsy can be found in writings from ancient cultures. Hippocrates first provided a medical interpretation. In ...

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When standard measurement meets messy genitalia: Lessons from 20th century phallometry and cervimetry.

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Source(s): Studies in history and philosophy of science [Stud Hist Philos Sci] 2022 Oct; Vol. 95, pp. 37-49. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 13.

Abstract: This paper examines two episodes in the history and philosophy of phallometry and cervimetry in the second half of the 20th century. Phallometry is the measurement of the human penis with special devices (phallometers) in a psychophysiological context,...

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The Revolutionary Gustav Adolf Neuber: A Tribute to the Father of Aseptic Surgery.

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Source(s): Surgical innovation [Surg Innov] 2022 Dec; Vol. 29 (6), pp. 817-821. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 13.

Abstract: Gustav Adolf Neuber was a celebrated multifaceted German surgeon, who significantly contributed to the establishment of modern surgical Antisepsis techniques as well as the modification and questioning of the use of wound drainage systems. In addition,...

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Unconscious inferences in perception in early experimental psychology: From Wundt to Peirce.

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Source(s): Journal of the history of the behavioral sciences [J Hist Behav Sci] 2022 Oct; Vol. 58 (4), pp. 432-448. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 06.

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Abstract: What are unconscious inferences in psychology? This article investigates their journey from the early philosophical psychology of Wilhelm Wundt (1832-1920) to the experimental psychology of the American pragmatist Charles S. Peirce (1839-1914). Peirce'...

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Thomas Shapter (1809-1902) of Exeter: Nineteenth century epidemiologist, physician, psychiatrist and author.

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Source(s): Journal of medical biography [J Med Biogr] 2022 Nov; Vol. 30 (4), pp. 248-255. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Jul 19.

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Abstract: Thomas Shapter spent almost all his working life in Exeter, Devon. He lived to be 93 years old. He is remembered primarily for his book describing the 1832 epidemic of cholera in Exeter in which 402 people died.

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Locating hygienic medicine within the intellectual history of hygiene: cases of E. W. Lane and T. R. Allinson.

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Source(s): History and philosophy of the life sciences [Hist Philos Life Sci] 2022 Oct 25; Vol. 44 (4), pp. 51. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Oct 25.

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Abstract: Nineteenth century hygiene might be a confusing concept. On the one hand, the concept of hygiene was gradually becoming an important concept that was focused on cleanliness and used interchangeably with sanitation. On the other hand, the classical noti...

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The phylogenetic argument in Freud's metapsychology of anxiety.

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Source(s): The International journal of psycho-analysis [Int J Psychoanal] 2022 Oct; Vol. 103 (5), pp. 806-827.

Abstract: Freud's theorising about anxiety has traditionally been based on its nosographical categories (anxiety neurosis, anxiety hysteria) or on the relationship between anxiety and repression (first and second theories of anxiety). While these types of approa...

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Imperialism's long shadow: the UK universities grappling with a colonial past.

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Source(s): Nature [Nature] 2022 Oct; Vol. 610 (7932), pp. 593-596.

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