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Adrian, Edgar Douglas, 1888-1977 (1st Baron Adrian | English electrophysiologist, Nobel Prize winner)

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Dates

  • Existence: 30 November 1888 - 4 August 1977

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Correspondence between Norman Dott, Lord Adrian and others, 1948, 1957

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Identifier: Coll-32/H.7
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Norman Dott, Lord Adrian and others including Juan Carlos Christensen, dated 1948 and 1957. The correspondence is mainly regarding 'phantom pain' and its treatment (Adrian's wife had undergone above-knee amputation as a result of a climbing accident in the Lakes in 1942), but it includes much interesting material on perception, the training of animals (including Dott's dogs), recollections of Pavlov, Cushing (it includes an operation performed by Cushing during a visit by...
Dates: 1948, 1957