Category: Harvard Medical School


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[Framed photograph of a painting of Cannon by Marie Danforth Page (1869-1940)].

By: CANNON, Walter Bradford.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: [Boston?]:, n.d.:

Seller ID: M11772

5.25 x 9 inches, in an 11.5 x 15 inch frame. Black-and-white photograph of a painting of Cannon, depicting the man standing at some kind of medical machine, holding a tool and facing forward. Fine. Cannon (1871-1945) was a physiologist and chairman of the Department of Physiology at Harvard Medical School. His career began at Harvard, where he "studied the mechanics of digestion in surgical conditions and after surgical operations" (Garrison 548). He then became interested in the medical origins of emotions, and is known for coining the phrase "fight or flight" in his book Bod... View more info