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February 1978

Botticelli Demonstrates the Babinski Reflex More Than 400 Years Before Babinski: Pediatrics in Art

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Medicine and Neurology, The Children's Hospital Medical Center, Boston.

Am J Dis Child. 1978;132(2):188. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1978.02120270086018

• Botticelli, one of the greatest painters of the Italian Renaissance, demonstrated the Babinski reflex more than 400 years before the publication of Babinski's first description of this reflex.

(Am J Dis Child 132:188, 1978)

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