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Neurosciences Research Program


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Francis Otto Schmitt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0154
Abstract The Francis Otto Schmitt Papers document Schmitt’s contribution to scientific research and his teaching. The core of the collection describes his influence on the development of the interdisciplinary field of neuroscience, and his role as founder and director of the Neurosciences Research Program. There is also considerable material about Schmitt’s efforts to disseminate his work through teaching and research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and through his involvement...
Dates: 1942 - 1982

Neurosciences Research Program records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0107
Abstract The Neurosciences Research Program (NRP), founded in 1962 by Francis O. Schmitt and sponsored until 1982 by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) , was an international and interdisciplinary organization of scientists brought together to study the brain's structure, function, and behavior. The records in this collection cover the period of the program's affiliation with MIT, l962 l982. They document the development of the neurosciences and Schmitt's scientific activities as part...
Dates: 1962 - 1982

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Institute Professors 2
Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- Faculty 1
Neurobiology -- Research. 1
Neurophysiology -- Research. 1
Neurosciences -- History. 1
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