C U Smith

Summary

Affiliation: Aston University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Evolutionary neurobiology and aesthetics
    Christopher Upham Smith
    Vision Sciences, University, Birmingham, B4 7ET, UK
    Perspect Biol Med 48:17-30. 2005
  2. ncbi The 'hard problem' and the quantum physicists. Part 1: the first generation
    C U M Smith
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
    Brain Cogn 61:181-8. 2006
  3. doi Darwin's unsolved problem: the place of consciousness in an evolutionary world
    C U M Smith
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
    J Hist Neurosci 19:105-20. 2010
  4. doi Cardiocentric neurophysiology: the persistence of a delusion
    C U M Smith
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    J Hist Neurosci 22:6-13. 2013
  5. doi Philosophy's loss, neurology's gain: the endeavor of John Hughlings-Jackson
    C U M Smith
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Perspect Biol Med 55:81-91. 2012
  6. doi Like grandfather, like grandson: Erasmus and Charles Darwin on evolution
    C U M Smith
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, B4 7ET, United Kingdom
    Perspect Biol Med 53:186-99. 2010
  7. doi Chapter 24: the coming of molecular biology and its impact on clinical neurology
    Christopher U M Smith
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
    Handb Clin Neurol 95:361-72. 2010
  8. doi Chapter 9: understanding the nervous system in the 18th century
    Christopher U M Smith
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
    Handb Clin Neurol 95:107-14. 2010
  9. doi Visual thinking and neuroscience
    C U M Smith
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
    J Hist Neurosci 17:260-73. 2008
  10. ncbi NeurHistAlert 7
    C U M Smith
    Vision Sciences Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    J Hist Neurosci 17:117-24. 2008

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Publications19

  1. ncbi Evolutionary neurobiology and aesthetics
    Christopher Upham Smith
    Vision Sciences, University, Birmingham, B4 7ET, UK
    Perspect Biol Med 48:17-30. 2005
    ..Aesthetics lies at the core of human mentality, and its study is consequently of importance not only to philosophers and art critics but also to neurobiologists...
  2. ncbi The 'hard problem' and the quantum physicists. Part 1: the first generation
    C U M Smith
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
    Brain Cogn 61:181-8. 2006
    ....
  3. doi Darwin's unsolved problem: the place of consciousness in an evolutionary world
    C U M Smith
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
    J Hist Neurosci 19:105-20. 2010
    ..They also provide an opportunity to emphasize Darwin's lifelong interest in the relationships between mind, brain, and behavior...
  4. doi Cardiocentric neurophysiology: the persistence of a delusion
    C U M Smith
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    J Hist Neurosci 22:6-13. 2013
    ..It also outlines an interesting case of conflict between philosophy and physiology...
  5. doi Philosophy's loss, neurology's gain: the endeavor of John Hughlings-Jackson
    C U M Smith
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Perspect Biol Med 55:81-91. 2012
    ..Although Hughlings-Jackson's neuroscientific thought is long outdated, his philosophic endeavors remain highly instructive...
  6. doi Like grandfather, like grandson: Erasmus and Charles Darwin on evolution
    C U M Smith
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, B4 7ET, United Kingdom
    Perspect Biol Med 53:186-99. 2010
    ..Erasmus's influence on Charles is greater than customarily acknowledged, and now is an opportune time to bring the grandfather out from behind the glare of his stellar grandson...
  7. doi Chapter 24: the coming of molecular biology and its impact on clinical neurology
    Christopher U M Smith
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
    Handb Clin Neurol 95:361-72. 2010
    ..Francis Bacon said long ago that "knowledge is power." The hope is that increasing molecular knowledge will help cure some of the human suffering seen in the neurological ward and clinic...
  8. doi Chapter 9: understanding the nervous system in the 18th century
    Christopher U M Smith
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
    Handb Clin Neurol 95:107-14. 2010
    ....
  9. doi Visual thinking and neuroscience
    C U M Smith
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
    J Hist Neurosci 17:260-73. 2008
    ..Three instances are examined - cortical column, retina, impulse - and it is argued that visual thinking is employed, though in different ways, in each. It lies at the core of neurobiological thought...
  10. ncbi NeurHistAlert 7
    C U M Smith
    Vision Sciences Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    J Hist Neurosci 17:117-24. 2008
  11. ncbi The 'hard problem' and the quantum physicists. Part 2: Modern times
    C U M Smith
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
    Brain Cogn 71:54-63. 2009
    ....
  12. ncbi Crossing boundaries: making connections. Presidential address to the ISHN (International Society for the History of the Neurosciences), Lausanne, 1999
    C U Smith
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
    J Hist Neurosci 9:125-32. 2000
    ..It reviews some of the contributions given at that conference and provides a brief overview of the history of the mind-brain problem in Western neuroscientific thought...
  13. ncbi Renatus renatus: the Cartesian tradition in British neuroscience and the neurophilosophy of John Carew Eccles
    C U Smith
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, B4 7ET, United Kingdom
    Brain Cogn 46:364-72. 2001
    ..This position, which has subsequently become fashionable, is discussed and shown (at least in the form Eccles espoused) to provide no solution to the problem posed by Descartes in the early 17th century...
  14. ncbi Julien Offray de la Mettrie (1709-1751)
    C U M Smith
    Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
    J Hist Neurosci 11:110-24. 2002
    ....
  15. ncbi The genius of Erasmus Darwin. The International Conference and Commemoration of the Bicentenary of the Death of Erasmus Darwin was held in Lichfield, Staffordshire from 19-22 April 2002
    Christopher U M Smith
    Aston University, Birmingham, UK B4 7ET
    Endeavour 26:45-6. 2002
    ..bham.ac.uk/erasmusdarwin/)...
  16. ncbi Origins of molecular neurobiology: the role of the physicists
    C U M Smith
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
    J Hist Neurosci 14:214-29. 2005
    ..This increasing understanding at the molecular level is invaluable not only in devising rational therapies but also, by defining the material substrate of consciousness, in bringing the mind-body problem into sharper focus...
  17. ncbi Descartes' pineal neuropsychology
    C U Smith
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, B4 7ET, United Kingdom
    Brain Cogn 36:57-72. 1998
    ..Infrahuman animals are "conscious automata." In Passions of the Soul he adds, but only for humans, self-consciousness to the machine. In a modern formulation, only humans not only know but know that they know...
  18. doi Density and cross-sectional areas of axons in the olfactory tract in control subjects and Alzheimer's disease: an image analysis study
    Richard A Armstrong
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
    Neurol Sci 29:23-7. 2008
    ..Using an image analysis system to determine whether there is loss of axons in the olfactory tract (OT) in Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  19. ncbi A quantitative analysis of optic nerve axons in elderly control subjects and patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Anila B Syed
    Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET, United Kingdom
    Folia Neuropathol 43:1-6. 2005
    ..To study the density and cross-sectional area of axons in the optic nerve in elderly control subjects and in cases of Alzheimer's disease (AD) using an image analysis system...