Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Thomas Willis’ Cerebri Anatome

  • Neuroanatomy: A transition in understanding and observation

    Charlene OngSt. Louis, Missouri, United States Western medicine’s understanding of neuroanatomy over the last several millennia has reflected the dynamic cultural values and social norms regarding the human body and its function. The journey that culminated in accurate and reproducible representations of the brain required a tolerance of human inquiry, advances in preservation technology, and…