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history of Neurophysiology
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Napoleon Cybulski discovers the first hormone, adrenalin
Sigmund Freud attempts to understand and explain the ties between neurophysiology and psychological processes
Alexander Haden Horsley used animals to research neurophysiology and brain surgery to prepare him for the first epilepsy surgery preformed on James B.
Charles Bells anatomy of the brain is published
Galvani uses electrical currents to study the muscular contractions in frogs
the idea of reflex activity is outlined by Czech physiologist G. Prochaska
John Amos Comenius explains his theory on mathetics, the science of learning, and didactics, the science of teaching using ideas of psychology and neurophysiology.
Thomas Willis publishs Pathologicae Cerebri, et Nervosi Generis Specimen expressing a new theory about the cause of epilepys using neurophysiology to explain his theory.
Edme Mariotte, a physicist and priest, discovered the blind spot of the eye commonly known as Mariotte's spot. Although he incorrectly identified the part of the eye responsible for seeing he was one of the first to document any type of neuro study.