The War of the Soups and the Sparks The Discovery of Neurotransmitters and the Dispute Over How Nerves Communicate by Elliot S. Valenstein

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • History of science,
  • Neurosciences,
  • Medical,
  • Science,
  • History,
  • Life Sciences - Anatomy & Physiology,
  • Medical / Neuroscience,
  • Neuroscience

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9575166M
ISBN 100231135890
ISBN 109780231135894
OCLC/WorldCa81452884

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The War of the Soups and the Sparks tells the saga of the dispute between the pharmacologists, who had uncovered the first evidence that nerves communicate by releasing chemicals, and the neurophysiologists, experts on the nervous system, who dismissed the evidence and remained committed to electrical explanations.

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This book recalls the debate & how the theory of. Valenstein’s The War of the Soups and Sparks portrays an exceptionally polarizing debate that separated the emerging field of neuroscience into two camps: neurophysiologists and pharmacologists.

The matter of their dispute was one of neuroscience’s most important questions: how do neurons communicate with one another.

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The “soups” believed that neurotransmission was chemical, while the “sparks” believed that nerves communicated via electrical impulses.The War of the Soups and the Sparks: The Discovery of Neurotransmitters and the Dispute Over How Nerves Communicate By Bilal Haider Topics: Book ReviewAuthor: Bilal Haider.These books include, among others, BRAIN CONTROL, the award winning GREAT AND DESPERATE CURES, BLAMING THE BRAIN, and the highly praised THE WAR OF THE SOUPS AND THE SPARKS: THE DISCOVERY OF NEUROTRANSMITTERS AND THE DISPUTE OVER HOW NERVES COMMUNICATE.

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