London : The Society ; Trübner & Co., 1888.
Description : 205-256 p., [3 l. pl.] ; ill.: 3 fig. h. t., 17 photo. ; 31 cm.
Journal : Philosophical Transactions, Series B. ; Vol. CLXXIX.
Photographs : 17 autotypes on three leaves.
Subject : Brain — Function, Cerebral Cortex.
A minute analysis (experimental) of the various movements produced by stimulating in the monkey different regions of the cortical centre for the upper limb, as defined by Professor Ferrier. ("Phil. Trans. B," 1887, v. 178, pp. 153-68.
Beevor, physician to the National Hospital, Queen Square, London, collaborated with Horsley in an important series of investigations of the localization of cerebral function. — G&M.
Horsley set the gold standard for the difficult lab work necessary to map out localized brain function. These papers further delineated the activity of the cerebral cortex uncovered by Ferrier.