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The advent of this book marks a distinct epoch not only in the teaching of nervous anatomy and physiology but also in the evolution of medical training in general. It presents in an eminently successful manner the answer to the constantly growing demand for a real coordination between preclinical and clinical branches. To the average medical student, the study of neurology has always appeared as a dry and uninteresting task requiring a supreme effort of almost pure memory. The signs and symptoms have appeared arbitrary and confusing, the different diseases seeming to be compounded without plan from various combinations and permutations of a number of formal and unrelated factors. His recollection of nervous anatomy has usually been a more or less confused jumble of lobes, fissures, nuclei, ganglions, ventricles and tracts. His memories of physiology have been largely of isolated "preparations," electrical changes, stimuli and inhibitions which have seemed to