Meaning of BROCA, PAUL in English


(b. 1824, Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, France, d. 1880, Paris, M.D., University of Paris, 184)9. Broca is best known for the localization of a speech area in the brain. Prior to his discovery, the doctrine of Pierre Flourens, that cognitive function was distributed homogeneously throughout the brain, was widely accepted.

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English dictionary of philosophy of mind.      Английский словарь философии сознания.