Abstract

From its inception the American Physiological Society (APS, the Society) has provided an attractive forum for neurophysiology and, until recently at least, has counted among its members most of the prominent neuroscientists of North America. The formation of the Society for Neuroscience in 1969 was thus a development of major significance in this last quarter century of the Society’s history; neurophysiologists were drawn to meetings of the Society for Neuroscience and away from those of the APS. I will endeavor to trace some of the background to this development, as well as the Society’s present endeavors to attract the neurophysiological community hack to its meetings.

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  • Robert W. Doty

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