"The Paradise of Non-Experts": The Neuroscientific Turn of the 1840s United States

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Neuroscientific Turn
Subtitle of host publicationTransdisciplinarity in the Age of the Brain
EditorsMelissa M Littlefield, Jenell M Johnson
Place of PublicationAnn Arbor
PublisherUniversity of Michigan Press
Pages29-48
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9780472028351
ISBN (Print)9780472118267
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

Keywords

  • Mesmerism
  • neurology
  • behavioral neuroscience
  • physicians
  • brain
  • physiology
  • electricity
  • anxiety

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)

Research Output

The Neuroscientific Turn: Transdisciplinarity in the Age of the Brain

Littlefield, M. M. (ed.) & Johnson, J. M. (ed.), 2012, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 268 p.

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook

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    Murison, J. S. (2012). "The Paradise of Non-Experts": The Neuroscientific Turn of the 1840s United States. In M. M. Littlefield, & J. M. Johnson (Eds.), The Neuroscientific Turn: Transdisciplinarity in the Age of the Brain (pp. 29-48). University of Michigan Press. http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3998/mpub.4585194.6