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February 1, 1936

Manuali pratici di medicina biopsicologica. N. 7: La nuova eugenica

JAMA. 1936;106(5):408-409. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770050064029

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L'immunità acquisita mediante I'educazione psichica integrale.  Del Prof. Dott. Casimiro Frank, docente di neuropatologia nella r. Università di Roma. N. 11, Manuali pratici di medicina biopsicologica. Paper. Price 6 lire. Pp. 119. Rome: Edoardo Tinto, 1935.Dr. Frank is one of the leading neurologists in Rome. Until somewhat recently he has been primarily interested in neuroanatomy and neuropathology, but the present two brochures are two parts of a series of twelve volumes intended to delineate his theory of biopsychology. Briefly stated, this theory is based on the author's observation that there are differences in cortical development in the sound and in the unsound mind. He links up as a background for his theory many of the more modern but seemingly unrelated observations such as those of von Economo regarding the cyto-architectonics of the central nervous system and the mnemic psychology of Semon. He also stresses radioactive processes of the cerebrum,

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