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January 10, 1959

Physiological Bases of Psychiatry

JAMA. 1959;169(2):196. doi:10.1001/jama.1959.03000190098022

In May, 1955, at the 25th anniversary meeting of the Pavlovian Laboratory, headed and directed by W. Horsley Gantt, a series of papers was presented. At this meeting the Pavlovian Society was founded, and two years later held another meeting at the Behavioral Laboratory of Cornell University, directed by Howard S. Liddell. Both editors of this book are pioneers in the study of the Pavlovian concepts of conditioning in the United States. In Gantt's laboratory in the last 25 years about 300 papers have been published, all of which are listed in the back of this book under appropriate general headings. The book contains an adequate index to the published papers presented at the meeting. Some of these are old and are simply republished and others contain the data and conclusions from recent work. Not all of the papers presented at the 1957 meeting at Cornell are published in this

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