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November 5, 1927

Manuel de neurologie.

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Tome I. L'anatomie du système nerveux. Une tentative de grouper en système fonctionnel les voies et les centres, de localisation diverse, par lesquels les diverses impressions sensorielles peuvent se traduire en réactions réflexes. Troisième partie. Les systèmes nucléaires dans le pont de varole et dans le pédoncule cérébral. Le système nerveux considéré comme organe d'association réciproque. Le cervelet. Opera omnia. Tome VIII. Par le Dr. C. Winkler, professeur de neurologie et de psychiatrie à l'Université de l'État à Utrecht. Paper. Pp. 377, with 160 illustrations. Haarlem: Erven F. Bohn, 1927.

JAMA. 1927;89(19):1627-1628. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690190065033

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In 1918 the voluminuous works of Dr. Winkler were collected and published in six imposing volumes of the "Opera Omnia." The last of these volumes contains the first part (French text) of a comprehensive Anatomy of the Nervous System, devoted to the apparatus of olfaction, vision, general sensibility and taste. The seventh volume, appearing in 1921, contains part 2 of the "Anatomy," developed to the nervous apparatus of the fifth and the eighth cranial nerves. The eighth volume contains part 3, devoted to the pons, cerebral peduncle, cerebellum and general considerations relating to mechanisms of reciprocal association of reflexes at different levels. This review will be limited to a few comments on the last mentioned theme (chapter XI). Taking his departure from Hughlings Jackson's doctrine of levels, he points out first that not only are the functions of the higher correlation centers influenced by those of the lower segmental centers,

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