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Ch 13: Important Physiologists in History

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This comprehensive study guide chapter explores important physiologists in history. These lessons and quizzes are great options for students who need to get ready for a class, bring up their grades, complete assignments or catch up on missed class information.

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Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about important physiologists for a standard science course. You'll study information about the following physiologists:

  • Bernardo Houssay
  • Theodor Schwann
  • Emil Adolf Behring
  • William Bayliss
  • Ronald Ross
  • Emil Kraeplin
  • Hermann Rorschach
  • Alfred Binet
  • Jean Piaget
  • Wilhelm Wunt

11 Lessons in Chapter 13: Important Physiologists in History
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Bernardo Houssay: Biography, Quotes & Discoveries

1. Bernardo Houssay: Biography, Quotes & Discoveries

This lesson goes over the life, education, and work of Dr. Bernardo Houssay. He was a Nobel Prize-winning physiologist credited with making important discoveries in endocrinology.

Claude Bernard: Biography, Discoveries & Accomplishments

2. Claude Bernard: Biography, Discoveries & Accomplishments

Claude Bernard is one of the most respected and well regarded scientists of all time. We are going to take a glimpse at his life and discuss his discoveries and accomplishments.

Theodor Schwann: Discovery, Cell Theory & Contributions

3. Theodor Schwann: Discovery, Cell Theory & Contributions

Theodor Schwann is one of the most reverenced scientists in history. We will discuss his impactful discoveries, his portion of the cell theory and other contributions to science and society.

Theodor Schwann: Biography & Quotes

4. Theodor Schwann: Biography & Quotes

Theodor Schwann is credited with describing the cell theory and is considered the founder of modern histology. In this lesson we'll take a look at his life and examine a few of his more memorable quotes.

Emil Adolf Behring: Biography & Contribution to Microbiology

5. Emil Adolf Behring: Biography & Contribution to Microbiology

This lesson goes over the life and principal work of Emil Adolf Behring. You'll learn where he was from, what field he worked in, and how he helped save the lives of countless people.

William Bayliss: Biography & Facts

6. William Bayliss: Biography & Facts

You can fail at one thing but be extremely successful in another. This is exemplified really well by Sir William Maddock Bayliss. Find out more about this man and his work in this lesson.

Scientist Ronald Ross: Biography & Discovery

7. Scientist Ronald Ross: Biography & Discovery

In this lesson you will learn about a scientist named Ronald Ross, who was the first Briton to receive a Nobel Prize in medicine for his research on malaria transmission.

Emil Kraepelin: Biography, Theory & Classification System

8. Emil Kraepelin: Biography, Theory & Classification System

Emil Kraepelin is credited with founding pharmacopsychology and with the first classification of mental disorders. In this lesson we'll explore the life and beliefs of this German psychiatrist, whose theories are still influential in modern psychiatry.

Alfred Binet: Biography & Quotes

9. Alfred Binet: Biography & Quotes

What is intelligence? How can we measure it? In this lesson, we'll look at the life and ideas of Alfred Binet, the psychologist who set out over a century ago to answer those questions.

Jean Piaget: Biography, Quotes & Facts

10. Jean Piaget: Biography, Quotes & Facts

What do most little kids do in their spare time? Jean Piaget wasn't like most kids. Find out what this scientist and psychologist did in this biographical lesson.

Wilhelm Wundt: Biography, Facts & Quotes

11. Wilhelm Wundt: Biography, Facts & Quotes

How did one man turn psychology from a philosophy into a science? In this lesson, we'll examine Wilhelm Wundt, the founder of experimental psychology and a major figure in the field.

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