I have enjoyed my years in the lab. It is a marvellous thing to discover some new phenomenon that no one has ever seen before or to understand something that no one has ever understood before. New phenomena have been especially appealing to me, in part because they are intrinsically fascinating, rather like finding a new and strangely patterned shell on a sandy beach, and also because they are beyond dispute. Critics and doubters can be silenced by a simple demonstration.


Depressed Patient Brain Research Sandy Beach Serotonergic Neuron Serotonin Release 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. H. Vanderwolf
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Western OntarioLondonCanada

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