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December 14, 1912

The Nervous System.

JAMA. 1912;LIX(24):2180. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04270120165037

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This book owes its origin to the necessity that the student of modern psychology know the essential facts regarding the structure of the nervous system, though he need not trouble himself about details. As such facts are given in text-books of anatomy in too great detail and it would be necessary for the student to purchase the entire work, the author has endeavored to state in plain language the principal features of nervous anatomy and physiology so that the non-medical student can readily understand them. The purpose has been well carried out and the treatise is interesting and profitable reading for the medical man us well as for the layman. The author voices the hope that, while intended primarily for nonmedical readers, the book may prove acceptable to the medical student for preliminary study. it might even be contended that the knowledge found in a simple text-book like this is

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