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Of frogs and men: the origins of psychophysiological time experiments, 1850-1865

Schmidgen, Henning (2002) Of frogs and men: the origins of psychophysiological time experiments, 1850-1865. Endeavour 26 (4), pp. 142-148.

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Abstract

Towards the end of the 1840s, Hermann von Helmholtz began to investigate experimentally the propagation of stimuli within nerves. Helmholtz's experiments on animals and human subjects opened a research field that in the following decades was intensively explored by neurophysiologists and experimental psychologists. Helmholtz's pioneering investigations justify the central place he occupies in ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2002
Institutions:Languages and Literatures > Institut für Information und Medien, Sprache und Kultur (I:IMSK) > Lehrstuhl für Medienwissenschaft
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10.1016/S0160-9327(02)01466-7DOI
Keywords:Helmholtz; chronoscope; telegraphy; Donders; Hirsch; time; physiology; psychology
Dewey Decimal Classification:000 Computer science, information & general works > 020 Library & information sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Unknown
Created at the University of Regensburg:No
Item ID:27126
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