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September 1947

The Anatomy of the Nervous System: Its Development and Function.

Arch NeurPsych. 1947;58(3):388. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1947.02300320139014

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Abstract

The new generation of medical students will be happily introduced to their neuroanatomy, not through the dark green—covered "Ranson," so familiar to and prized by their predecessors since 1920, but to the new, brown-covered Ranson-Clark edition, which will likewise long merit the approbation of their successors. Thus have the publishers marked the designation of Dr. Clark by Dr. Ranson himself as his successor.

The co-author has well fulfilled Dr. Ranson's hopes. The eighth edition emerges as an up to the minute, basic book, for cognizance has been taken of all facts gleaned from recent studies on man, monkeys, cats, rabbits, dogs and chicks. The addition of some fifty new worldwide contributions to the bibliography of five hundred odd references attests the thoroughness of the revision. Thus the researches have amplified and clarified some aspects of knowledge of the cerebral cortex, cerebellum, choroid plexus and trigeminal pathways; the cochlear, vestibular and

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