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Ewald Hering (1277)

Interests
Experimental, philosophical and theoretical, physiological and comparative
Profession
Physiologist
Nationality
German
Born
1834, Altgersdorf, Germany
Died
1918, Leipzig, Germany
Short Biography
Karl Ewald Konstantin Hering (August 5, 1834 – January 26, 1918) was a German physiologist who did much research into color vision, binocular perception and eye movements. He proposed opponent color theory in 1892. Born in Alt-Gersdorf, Kingdom of ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • MD University of Leipzig, 1858
Appointments & Honors
  • Physiological Research Unit, University of Leipzig, 1862-5
  • Josephs-Akademie, 1865-70
  • Head, Department of Physiology, University of Prague, 1870-95
  • University of Leipzig, 1895-1918
  • Graefe Medal German Opthalmological Society, 1906
Principal Publications
  • 1861-4 Beitriige zur Physiologie: Zlir Lehre vom Ortsinne der Netzhaut. (Contributors to Philosophy: Retinal Visual Space Perception.) Engelmann.
  • 1868 Uber des Gediichtnis als eine allgemeine Funktion der organisierten Materie. (Memory as a Function of Organization of Matter.) Five speeches published 1921. Englemann.
  • 1868 Zur Lehre vom Lichtsinne. (The Visual Sense). Gerold and Sohn.
  • 1884 Uber die spezifischen Energieen des Nervensystems. Jahrbuch der Naturwissenschaften, 5, 113-26.
  • 1896 Handbuch der physiologischen Optik, 2nd edn. Voss.
  • 1905-29 Grundziige der Lehre vom Lichsinn. 4 parts. (trans L. M. Hurvich and D. Jameson) (Harvard Press, 1964).