Reizungwelle or Propagated Disturbance? A Neurophysiological Debate in the Late 19th and Early 20th Century

Germana Pareti


The article aims at illustrating the contribution of German and British scientists to the origin and the transmission of the nervous impulses. The debate originated at a time when physiologists tried to ascertain whether the stimulation wave is concomitant with the nervous impulse.


Key words: Nervous impulses - Stimulation - Neurophysiology

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