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A Short History: Understanding the Brain

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This timeline presents the history of beliefs about the human brain and the development of brain science with topics organized in the following categories: ancient beliefs, anatomy, psychology, disorders, and neuroscience. It is amazing to learn how little was actually known about the brain and its functions until the last 150 years.

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