An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15871 entries, 13811 authors and 1928 subjects. Updated: March 19, 2023

GOTCH, Francis

2 entries
  • 1420.1

On the mammalian nervous system, its functions, and their localisation determined by an electrical method.

Phil. Trans. B, 182, 267-526, 1891.

Gotch and Horsley showed that electric currents are produced in the mammalian brain, and they recorded them with the string galvanometer of the capillary electrometer. Their work led eventually to the development of the electroencephalograph.



Subjects: NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Brain, including Medulla: Cerebrospinal Fluid, PHYSIOLOGY › Electrophysiology
  • 1525.1

The time relations of the photo-electric changes in the eyeball of the frog.

J. Physiol. (Camb), 29, 388-410, 1903.

First correct electroretinograms.



Subjects: OPHTHALMOLOGY › Physiology of Vision, PHYSIOLOGY › Electrophysiology