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People/Characters: Thomas Willis

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Migraine by Oliver Sacks
Minds behind the Brain: A History of the Pioneers and Their Discoveries by Stanley Finger
Newes from the Dead by Mary Hooper
Soul Made Flesh: The Discovery of the Brain—and How It Changed the World by Carl Zimmer
Sugar: A Bittersweet History by Elizabeth Abbott
Thomas Willis: His Life and Work: 1621-1675 (Eponymists in Medicine Series) by J. Trevor Hughes

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Thomas Willis (27 January 1621 – 11 November 1675) was an English doctor who played an important part in the history of anatomy, neurology and psychiatry. He was a founding member of the Royal Society. the celebrated case of Anne Greene, who survived a hanging, the physicians intending to dissect the cadaver were Ralph Bathurst, William Petty, Thomas Willis, and Henry 

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