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June 1932

The Principal Nervous Pathways. Neurological Charts and Schemas with Explanatory Notes.

Arch NeurPsych. 1932;27(6):1513. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1932.02230180242026

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The reviewer, in common with all teachers of neuro-anatomy and neurophysiology, has always found wanting a particular chart or charts for the purpose of clear elucidation of the subject, for no matter how many charts one may have some particular fiber connection can never be shown. If there was only some way to show the motor system, for example, as an active, live, functioning structure, teaching of this subject would become infinitely easier, and the students would be able to get just the shade of meaning that the teacher tries so hard to portray.

This book consists of twenty-eight charts and schemas of the nervous system. They are excellent. If there is any criticism it is in the fact that they attempt to portray too much, but then, as the author states in his preface, too many legends are better than too few. All teachers of this subject will no

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