William Grey Walter, Report for the Rockefeller Foundation (1938)

PART OF:
Papers held by Dr Ray Cooper
Made:
1938-01-01-1938-12-31
part of archive:
Papers relating to the clinical and experimental neuroscientific work carried out at the Burden Neurological Institute
maker:
Walter, William Grey

Walter's confidential report for the Rockefeller Foundation detailing his first three years of sponsored research at the Central Pathological Laboratory, London (1935-1938). Describes the construction of the EEG machine; research on the inhibition of the alpha rhythm through visual stimulation; the discovery of delta waves and the localisation of cerebral tumours; the correlation of delta waves and epilepsy; EEG readings of patients treated with Cardiazol and the use of the EEG as a diagnostic technology in the neurosurgical treatment of epilepsy. Also describes work of L.C. Cook and Wylie McCissock.

Details

Extent:
203
255
Identifier:
BURD/A/06/034
Access:
Open Access

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