Experimental Researches On The Temperature Of The Head : I. On Some Points Relating To The Temperature Of The Head. II. Effect Of Voluntary Muscular Contractions. III Influence Of The Temperature Of The Air. Josiah Stickney Lombard, association copy: Francis B. Greenough.

Experimental Researches On The Temperature Of The Head : I. On Some Points Relating To The Temperature Of The Head. II. Effect Of Voluntary Muscular Contractions. III Influence Of The Temperature Of The Air

London: H K Lewis, 1881.

Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #7581

Library stamps/marks/labels, light tone, light wear to head and tail, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover. 1887 publisher's catalogue bound in rear of book. ; Inscribed "Dr Francis B Greenough with the kind regards of J S Lombard" on the reverse of the front free flyleaf. Dr Greenough was a dermatologist at Harvard, with a specialty in Syphilis. Former Harvard physiology professor Lombard's experiments on the influence of cerebral activity on the temperature of the head. "The earliest careful work in this direction was by Dr. J.S. Lombard in 1867. Dr. Lombard's latest results include the records of over 60,000 observations." - William James, Principles of Psychology (1890). Not in Bakken. There is contemporary criticism of Lombard's work suggesting that his measurements using thermo-electric piles and the deflecting galvanometer were possibly influenced by external factors. ; Ex-Library; 39, 45, 16, 24 ad pages; Signed by Author.

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