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Walter B. Cannon, science and society

Elin L. Wolfe

Walter B. Cannon, science and society

by Elin L. Wolfe

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Published by Boston Medical Library in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Distributed by Harvard University Press in [Boston, Mass.], Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cannon, Walter B. -- 1871-1945,
  • Cannon, Walter B. -- 1871-1945.,
  • Cannon, Walter B. -- 1871-1945.,
  • Harvard Medical School -- History. -- 20th century.,
  • Physiologists -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Medical teaching personnel -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Science -- Social aspects -- History.,
  • Physiology -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Science -- history -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Sociology -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Teaching -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 531-618) and index.

    StatementElin L. Wolfe, A. Clifford Barger, Saul Benison.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsBenison, Saul., Barger, A. Clifford, 1917-., Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP26.C3 W65 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 644 p. :
    Number of Pages644
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18286696M
    ISBN 100674002512

    The term fight or flight was first developed by Dr. Walter B. Cannon in Walter Cannon studied at Harvard University and stayed there to teach in . Cannon, W.B. The ideals of the man of science Christian Register () Cannon, W.B. The movements of the stomach studied by means of the Rontgen rays Am J Physiol 1: () Cannon, W.B. Bodily Changes in Pain, Hunger, Fear and Rage () D Appleton and Co New York Cited by: 1.

    Walter Bradford Cannon is the author of The Wisdom of the Body ( avg rating, 18 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Bodily Changes in Pain, Hunger, /5. The way of an investigator: a scientist's experiences in medical research / by Walter Bradford Cannon Cannon, Walter B. (Walter Bradford), [ Book: ] Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other] View online (access conditions) At 10 libraries.

    He also wrote and spoke on the subjects of medical education and the impact of science on society. He defended medical research and animal experimentation and influenced the policies of many scientific and humanitarian organizations, foundations, and funds. Walter B. Cannon (, APS ) was a physiologist and medical educator. The American Physiological Society (APS) presents the Walter B. Cannon Award -- its highest award -- to Oxford University Physiology Professor Frances Ashcroft. Working with .


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Walter B. Cannon, Science and Society (Hardcover) By Elin L. Wolfe, A. Clifford Barger, Saul Benison. Boston Medical Library in the Countway Librar,pp. Publication Date: March 1, This second volume completes the story begun in Walter B.

Cannon: The Life and Times of a Young Scientist, tracing the middle and late years of one of America's most distinguished medical scientists. This volume also recounts Cannon's work with society on a broader scale, including defending the practice of animal experimentation, the rescue of European medical émigrés.

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ONE OF AMERICA’S LEADING physiologists and most respected scientific statesmen of the 20th century, Walter Bradford Cannon was born on Octoin Prairie du Chien, Wis, the son of Colbert Hanchett Cannon, a railroad official, and Sarah Wilma Denio, a high school teacher.

He attended primary and secondary school science and society book Wisconsin and Minnesota before entering Harvard Cited by:   Walter Bradford Cannon Cannon’s research became more involved at the beginning of the 20th century, particularly at the outset of World War I.

From tohe served as president of the American Physiological Society and concentrated on traumatic shock, a major issue for soldiers, writing in Bodily Changes in Pain, Hunger, Fear Author: Emily Mace. Content: Walter Cannon (–) was arguably the leading American physiologist of the first half of the 20th century.

As a medical student, he pioneered the use of contrast media in gastrointestinal radiology. Subsequently, he explored the actions of the adrenal medullary hormones and the “fight or flight” reaction and studied the interactions of hormones Author: Robert J.T.

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Ill. $ (). (Distributed by Harvard University Press.). Walter Bradford Cannon, (born Oct. 19,Prairie du Chien, Wis., U.S.—died Oct. 1,Franklin, N.H.), American neurologist and physiologist who was the first to use X rays in physiological led to his publication of The Mechanical Factors of Digestion ().

His investigations on hemorrhagic and traumatic shock during World War I were summarized. Beginning about the turn of the twentieth century, the highly influential American physiologist, Walter B. Cannon, expanded on Bernard”s theory of the milieu intérieur.

Bernard’s theory addressed the “why” of bodily processes by proposing that they help maintain a constant internal environment. Cannon’s work and ideas began to flesh. Walter B. Cannon Octo - October 1, International relations in science by Walter B.

Cannon 1 edition - first published in Not in Library. Human biology and racial welfare Physiology, Accessible book, Digestion, Research, Hygiene Written works: The Wisdom Of The Body, The Mechanical Factors Of Digestion, Traumatic Shock.

H WALTER B. CANNON AND THE POLITICS OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, Saul Benison pfgi During the early decades of the twentieth century, some observers of American medicine believed that physicians in the United States were hidebound conservatives who knew little of politics and even less of eco-nomics.1 In May the Harvard physiologist.

The Mechanical Factors of Digestion, by Walter Bradford Cannon. - book suggestion. In science it often happens that scientists say, 'You know that's a really good argument; my position is mistaken,' and then they would actually change their minds and.

But one doctor in particular also reaches new heights outside the office, quite literally. In his free time, Walter B. Cannon, MD, clinical professor of thoracic surgery, heads for the glider field, assembles his German-built fiberglass glider, launches behind a towing airplane, and heads for the puffy cumulus clouds.

Cannon, Walter B. WORKS BY CANNON. SUPPLEMENTARY BIBLIOGRAPHY. Walter Bradford Cannon (−) was a most productive physiologist who exerted an important influence on the development of medical investigation in the United was born in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, and was fond of tracing his own interest in scientific exploration to the fact that his.

Of the many obituaries published, Henry H. Dale, “Walter Bradford Cannon,” in Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society of London,5 (), –, presents the most detailed critique of Cannon’s physiological contributions, while R.

Yerkes, “Walter Bradford Cannon: –,” in Psychological Review. 53 (), Walter B. Cannon: science and society by Elin L Wolfe (Book) Walter Bradford Cannon by Harvard University (Book) An eagle-feather: the short life of Albert Moser, M.D.; a footnote to the life of Walter B.

Cannon by Horace W Davenport (Book). A key spokesman for the medical establishment against the antivivisection movement, Walter B. Cannon was head of the Council for the Defence of Medical Research of the American Medical Association from to He and his colleague William W.

Keen monitored antivivisectionist activity, mobilized the medical profession, lobbied politicians, testified in public hearings, and .This book includes information about the regulation of body fluids, thirst, hunger, temperature, oxygen supply, sugar, water, and body proteins.

It also disusses the role of the sympathetic-adrenal mechanism.4/5(1).Walter Bradford Cannon (Octo – October 1, ) was an American physiologist, professor and chairman of the Department of Physiology at Harvard Medical coined the term fight or flight response, and he expanded on Claude Bernard's concept of popularized his theories in his book The Wisdom of the Body, first published Born: OctoPrairie du Chien, Wisconsin.