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Charles Scott Sherrington

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Further study of central nervous action, however, finds central inhibition too extensive and ubiquitous to make it likely that it is confined solely to the taxis of antagonistic muscles.

— Charles Scott Sherrington

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In some units it may suppress the motor discharge altogether, in some it may merely slow the motor discharge thus lessening the wave frequency of the contraction and so the tension.

— Charles Scott Sherrington

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That a strong stimulus to such an afferent nerve, exciting most or all of its fibres, should in regard to a given muscle develop inhibition and excitation concurrently is not surprising.

— Charles Scott Sherrington

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His weekday work hours were from 07:30 a. Rose had puCharles Scott Sherringtond Sherrington towards medicine. In the same year Sherrington earned the degree of M.

Sir Charles Scott Sherrington OM GBE PRS (27 November 1857 – 4 March 1952) was an English neurophysiologist histologist bacteriologist and a pathologist Nobel laureate and president of the Royal Society in the early 1920s. Sherrington received the prize for showing that reflexes require integrated activation and demonstrated reciprocal innervation of muscles (Sherrington's Law). Prior to the work of Sherrington and Adrian it was widely accepted that reflexes occurred as isolated activity within a reflex arc.

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