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The Resource Shocking frogs : Galvani, Volta, and the electric origins of neuroscience, Marco Piccolino, Marco Bresadola ; translated by Nicholas Wade

Shocking frogs : Galvani, Volta, and the electric origins of neuroscience, Marco Piccolino, Marco Bresadola ; translated by Nicholas Wade

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Shocking frogs : Galvani, Volta, and the electric origins of neuroscience
Title
Shocking frogs
Title remainder
Galvani, Volta, and the electric origins of neuroscience
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Marco Piccolino, Marco Bresadola ; translated by Nicholas Wade
Title variation
Galvani, Volta, and the electric origins of neuroscience
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  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
"Frogs, Torpedoes, and Sparks: Galvani, Volta, and Animal Electricity is an English translation of Rane, torpedini e scintille. Galvani, Volta e l'elettricità animale (Torino, Italy: Bollati-Boringhieri, 2003)"--
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Piccolino, Marco
Dewey number
612/.01427
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the Italian
LC call number
QP341
LC item number
.P68513 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2013 K-188
  • WL 11.1
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Bresadola, Marco
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  • Galvani, Luigi
  • Volta, Alessandro
  • Electrophysiology
  • 1600s
  • Electrophysiology
  • Galvani, Luigi
  • Volta, Alessandro
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • SCIENCE
  • Electrophysiology
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Shocking frogs : Galvani, Volta, and the electric origins of neuroscience, Marco Piccolino, Marco Bresadola ; translated by Nicholas Wade
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Authors' preface to the Italian edition -- Authors' preface to the English edition -- Acknowledgments -- Bibliographical note -- 1. Galvani, Volta and the forgotten electrophysiology -- 2. "Truth and usefulness": medicine and natural philosophy in the eighteenth century -- 3. Animal spirits, vital forces, and electricity: nervous conduction and muscular motion in the eighteenth century -- 4. Artificial electricity, the spark, and the nervous fluid: Galvani's early research on muscular motion -- 5. A "fortunate" discovery: Galvani's theory of animal electricity -- 6. The controversy between Galvani and Volta over animal electricity: the first stage -- 7. The controversy between Galvani and Volta over animal electricity: the second stage -- 8. The electrophysiological work of Alessandro Volta -- 9. From Galvani to Hodgkin and beyond: the central problem of electrophysiology in the last two centuries -- 10. Neuromuscular excitability: the modern explanation -- 11. Concluding remarks
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859536612
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1 online resource
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online
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9780199782215
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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illustrations
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
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remote
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(OCoLC)859536612
Label
Shocking frogs : Galvani, Volta, and the electric origins of neuroscience, Marco Piccolino, Marco Bresadola ; translated by Nicholas Wade
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Authors' preface to the Italian edition -- Authors' preface to the English edition -- Acknowledgments -- Bibliographical note -- 1. Galvani, Volta and the forgotten electrophysiology -- 2. "Truth and usefulness": medicine and natural philosophy in the eighteenth century -- 3. Animal spirits, vital forces, and electricity: nervous conduction and muscular motion in the eighteenth century -- 4. Artificial electricity, the spark, and the nervous fluid: Galvani's early research on muscular motion -- 5. A "fortunate" discovery: Galvani's theory of animal electricity -- 6. The controversy between Galvani and Volta over animal electricity: the first stage -- 7. The controversy between Galvani and Volta over animal electricity: the second stage -- 8. The electrophysiological work of Alessandro Volta -- 9. From Galvani to Hodgkin and beyond: the central problem of electrophysiology in the last two centuries -- 10. Neuromuscular excitability: the modern explanation -- 11. Concluding remarks
Control code
859536612
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199782215
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859536612

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