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September 1942

Functional Neuroanatomy.

Arch NeurPsych. 1942;48(3):507-508. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1942.02290090163014

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Abstract

The author and publisher have combined to make this book a remarkable contribution to the teaching of neuroanatomy. The material is presented from the point of view of function rather than of topography. Wherever possible, especially in the case of the sensory elements, systems are dealt with in their entirety, from origin to final termination. The higher motor levels are discussed under the headings pyramidal, extrapyramidal, autonomic, etc. The chapters on the brain stem are systematized on the basis of the cranial nerves, and the work is completed by special chapters on the cortex, rhinencephalon and cerebellum.

The book is lavishly illustrated with extraordinarily beautiful drawings and diagrams, nearly all of which were prepared by the author himself. This was necessary because "... a great part of the figures were to draw heavily upon a mental picture which only a person thoroughly familiar with the subject can attain. Since the only

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