Facts about Charles Scott Sherrington

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Charles Scott Sherrington was a famous Scientist from United Kingdom, who lived between November 27, 1857 and March 4, 1952. He/she became 94 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 4 quotes who is written / told by Charles.

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Famous quotes by Charles Scott Sherrington (4)


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"In some units it may suppress the motor discharge altogether, in some it may merely slow the motor discharge thus lessening the wave frequency of the contraction and so the tension"
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"Further study of central nervous action, however, finds central inhibition too extensive and ubiquitous to make it likely that it is confined solely to the taxis of antagonistic muscles"
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"That a strong stimulus to such an afferent nerve, exciting most or all of its fibres, should in regard to a given muscle develop inhibition and excitation concurrently is not surprising"
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"Existence of an excited state is not a prerequisite for the production of inhibition; inhibition can exist apart from excitation no less than, when called forth against an excitation already in progress, it can suppress or moderate it"


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