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I would like to know who os the founder od autonomic nervous system and history of .
-- U Thi Tar (email@example.com), February 16, 2005
According to the website at http://home.datacomm.ch/mhari/timetable.htm, John Newport Langley functionally distinguished and described the autonomic nervous system in 1921. According to the article at http://psychology.uchicago.edu/socpsych/faculty/jtcreprints/bsc.ans.03.pdf, Walter Canon (in Wisdom of the Body, 1939) first argued that it was specialized for homeostasis.
-- Christopher Green (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 17, 2005.
For additional information, see:
Finger, S. (1994) Originas of neuroscience. Oxford University Press: New York.
-- Roger K. Thomas (email@example.com), February 18, 2005.