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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:


'Mechanism in Nerve Centers', 1930

Reference Code: GBR/3377/JTMacC/5/2
Scope and Contents

This is framed as a rebuttal of Professor Alexander Forbes. Forbes wrote a letter which appeared in 'Nature' for 14th December 1929 refuting the arguments MacCurdy made in criticism of the mechanistic interpretation of reflex functions. MacCurdy here therefore justifies his own position and gives further detail to support his view about 'vicarious functions' and the central nervous system. This hinges on the definition of the term 'automatic'.

Dates: 1930

Psychological principles for general readers, 19030701

Reference Code: GBR/3377/JWard/1/19
Scope and Contents

These are corrected proofs of 'Psychological Principles' (sample sheets).

Dates: 19030701

Unpublished sequel to 'Common Principles in Psychology and Physiology': chapters 3-11, 1933

Reference Code: GBR/3377/JTMacC/3/1
Scope and Contents

Contents are as follows: Chapter 3: 'The Combinations of Spinal Reflexes' Chapter 4: 'The Conditions of Reflex Spread', Chapter 5: 'Fatigue', Chapter 6: 'Postural Reflexes', Chapter 7: 'Righting Reflexes and Progressive Movement', Chapter 8: 'The Regulation of Breathing', Chapter 9: 'Projicient Patterns', Chapter 10: 'Cerebellar Functions', Chapter 11: 'Thalamic Sensibility'.

Dates: 1933