The Neuronal Machinery of the Brain

  • John C. Eccles
Part of the Heidelberg Science Library book series (HSL)


Before attempting to give an account of ideas and problems relating on the one hand to the neuronal mechanisms of the brain and on the other to conscious experience, it is essential to give a brief and very elementary account of some properties of the nervous system in order to provide a simple structural and functional basis for these accounts.


Nerve Cell Pyramidal Cell Synaptic Connection Cuneate Nucleus Afferent Volley 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • John C. Eccles
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  1. 1.Department of Physiology, School of Medicine and DentistryState University of New York at BuffaloBuffaloUSA

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