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January 1969

Zukunft der Neurologie.

Arch Neurol. 1969;20(1):114. doi:10.1001/archneur.1969.00480070124019

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Twenty-six contributions by distinguished neurologists throughout the world, of which 15 are in English, are collected in this book in honor of Dr. Georges Schaltenbrand's seventieth birthday. The title leads one to believe that the future direction of neurological endeavor will be outlined; however, only six contributions concern themselves specifically with this task and they range from claims that the future of neurology is unpredictable (F. M. R. Walshe) to assured lists of questions to be answered by the coming generation of neurologists (MacDonald Critchley). Inevitably, two of these futuristic contributions concern themselves with aphasia and one is tempted to give one's own interpretation to Henry Miller's often quoted remark that "strange things happen to neurologists in later life; they either become absorbed in the study of speech or else of perception and consciousness."

There are five contributions in the section on morphological research which predictably include one on electron

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