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Walter Bradford Cannon

(1871—1945)

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Cannon, Walter Bradford

Cannon, Walter Bradford (1871–1945)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Mind (2 ed.)

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2006
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(1871–1945).

American physiologist, born at Praire du Chien, Wisconsin, and educated at Harvard, where he was George

Cannon, Walter Bradford

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A Dictionary of Scientists

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2003
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(1871–1945) American physiologist

Cannon, who was born in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, graduated from Harvard in 1896 and was professor of physiology there from ...

emotion

emotion  

(i-moh-shŏn)a state of arousal that can be experienced as pleasant or unpleasant. Emotions can have three components: for example, fear can involve an unpleasant subjective experience, an increase in ...
homeostasis

homeostasis  

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n. the physiological process by which the internal systems of the body (e.g. blood pressure, body temperature, acid-base balance) are maintained at equilibrium, despite variations in the external ...

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