Soul Made Flesh
The Discovery Of The Brain--and How It Changed The World
ISBN10: 0743272056 ISBN13: 9780743272056 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Published: Jun 1 2005 Pages: 367 Weight: 0.75lbs. Height: 8.50" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
A study of a momentous scientific breakthrough describes British physician Thomas Willis's first examination of an intact human brain in 1663; the revolutionary discovery that the brain was the central organ that governed the human body, memory, reasoning, and emotion; and the influence of that discovery on modern science. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.