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Depiction of the neuroscientific principles of human motion 2 millennia ago by Lucretius.

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Titus Lucretius Carus was an ancient Roman philosopher of the Epicurean school whose epic poem On the Nature of Things described numerous aspects of the natural world. In fact, much contemporary scientific understanding is consistent with or inspired by his work. Among Lucretius's contributions to neurology were his descriptions of epileptic seizures, sleep, and his theory of vision. This report identifies how Lucretius's description of human motion recognized the fundamental principles under...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Neurology
Volume:
77
Issue:
10
Pages:
1000-1004
Publication date:
2011-09-01
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EISSN:
1526-632X
ISSN:
0028-3878
Source identifiers:
172560
Language:
English
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pubs:172560
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pubs:172560
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2012-12-19

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