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Charles Scott Sherrington (1248)

Interests
Experimental psychology, general psychology, physiological and comparative psychology
Profession
Neurophysiologist
Nationality
British
Born
1857, London, England
Died
1952, Eastbourne, England
Short Biography
Sir Charles Scott Sherrington, OM, GBE, PRS (27 November 1857 – 4 March 1952) was an English neurophysiologist, histologist, bacteriologist, and a pathologist, Nobel laureate and president of the Royal Society in the early 1920s. He received the Nobel ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • MB University of Cambridge, 1885
Appointments & Honors
  • Fellow, St Thomas Hospital London, 1887-93
  • Professor of Pathology, University of London, 1891-5
  • Professor of Physiology, University of Liverpool, 1895-1913
  • Wayneflete Professor of Physiology, University of Oxford, 1913-35
  • President, Royal Society, 1920-5
  • Knighted, 1922
  • Nobel Prize in Medicine, 1932
  • twenty-two Honorary Degrees and numerous other honours including Order of Merit (highest British civilian distinction)
  • Editorial Board, British Journal of Psychology, 1904-35
Principal Publications
  • 1901 Text-Book of Physiology.
  • 1906 Integrative Action of the Nervous System (reprinted five times).
  • 1942 Goethe on Nature and on Science.
  • 1947 Preface to The Integrative Action of the Nervous System. Numerous publications in learned journals.