Fifty years of disconnexion syndromes and the Geschwind legacy

M. Marsel Mesulam*

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In 1965, Norman Geschwind published Disconnexion Syndromes in Animals and Men, a 116-page treatise on the regional connectivity that supports brain function, and the disorders that result from its disruption. Fifty years on, Mesulam revisits the monograph, highlighting its most important findings and its continuing influence on contemporary neurology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2791-2799
Number of pages9
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology


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