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Child's Nervous System

, Volume 28, Issue 1, pp 147–150 | Cite as

Tatsuji Inouye: the mind’s eye

  • R. Shane Tubbs
  • Donny Kakati
  • Joshua J. Chern
  • Marios Loukas
  • Mohammadali Shoja
  • Martin M. Mortazavi
  • Aaron A. Cohen-Gadol
Classics in Pediatric Neurosurgery
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Abstract

Introduction

The name Tatsuji Inouye is relatively unknown in the West. This prominent Japanese scientist was one of the first to thoroughly study the visual cortex and to map its gyri. Inouye was also a caring physician who wanted only the best for his patients.

Conclusions

In the present review, we discuss the life of Tatsuji Inouye and his significant contributions to our current understanding of the visual cortex.

Keywords

Anatomy Occipital cortex Japan History Visual cortex Vision 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Shane Tubbs
    • 1
  • Donny Kakati
    • 1
  • Joshua J. Chern
    • 1
  • Marios Loukas
    • 2
  • Mohammadali Shoja
    • 3
  • Martin M. Mortazavi
    • 1
  • Aaron A. Cohen-Gadol
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric NeurosurgeryChildren’s HospitalBirminghamUSA
  2. 2.Department of Anatomical SciencesSt. George’s UniversityGrenadaTrinidad and Tobago
  3. 3.Department of NeurosurgeryGoodman Campbell Brain and Spine and Indiana UniversityBloomingtonUSA

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