Book chapters


Selected publications - Book chapters

János Szentágothai (originally János Schimert) was born on the 31st October, 1912 in Budapest, Hungary

Szentagothai, J. (1958) Die Rolle diencephaler Mechanismen bei der Rückwirkung von Schilddrüsen-, Nebennierenrinden- und Sexualhormonen auf die Funktion des Hypophysenvorderlappens. In S.B. Curri, L. Martini, and W. Kovac (eds): Pathologica Diencephalica. Springer, Wien, pp. 560-574.

Szentagothai, J. (1961) Anatomical aspects of inhibitory pathways and synapses. In F. Florey (ed): Nervous Inhibition, Oxford: Pergarmon Press., pp. 32-45.

Szentagothai, J. (1961) Specificity and plasticity of neural structures and functions. In. M.A.B. Brazier (ed): Brain and Behavior. Washington,  D.C.: Amer. Inst. Biol. Sci., pp. 49-66.

Szentagothai, J. (1962) On the synaptology of the cerebral cortex. In S.A. Sarkissov (ed): Structure and Function of the Nervous System. Moscow: Medgiz, pp. 6-14.

Szentagothai, J. (1962) Anatomical aspects of junctional transformation. In R.W. Gerard, and J.W. Duyff (ed): Information Processing in the Nervous System, Vol. 3, Proc. Int. Union Physiol. Sci. Amsterdam: Excerpta Medica Foundation, Int. Congr. Ser. 49, pp. 119-136.

Szentagothai, J. (1964) Pathways and synaptic articulation patterns connecting vestibular receptors and oculomotor nuclei. In M.B. Bender (ed): The Oculomotor System. New York: Hoeber Medical Div., pp. 205-223.

Szentagothai, J. (1965) The synapse of short local neurons in the cerebral cortex. In J. Szentagothai (ed): Modern Trends in Neuromorphology. Budapest: Akademiai Kiado, pp. 251-276.

Szentagothai, J. (1967) Synaptic architecture of the spinal motoneuron pool. In: L. Widen (ed): Recent Advances in Clinical Neurophysiology. Electroenceph. Clin. Neurophysiol. Suppl. 25, Amsterdam: Elsevier, pp. 4-19.

Szentagothai, J. (1967) The anatomy of complex integrative units in the nervous system. In K. Lissak (ed): Results in Neuroanatomy. Neurochemistry, Neuropharmacology and Neurophysiology. Budapest: Akademiai Kiado, pp. 9-45.

Szentagothai, J. (1967) Technical problems in the study of neuron networks. In J. Salanki (ed): Symposium on Neurobiology of Invertebrates. Budapest: Akademiai Kiado, pp. 17-25.

Szentagothai, J. (1968) Growth of the nervous system: An introductory survey. In G.E.W. Wolstenholme, and M. O?Connor (eds): Growth of the Nervous System. A Ciba Foundation Symposium. London: Churchill, pp. 3-l2.

Szentagothai, J. (1968) Synaptic structure and the concept of presynaptic inhibition. In C. von Euler, S. Skoglund, and U. Soderberg (eds): Structure and Function of Inhibitory Neuronal Mechanisms. Oxford: Pergamon Press, pp. 15-31.

Szentagothai, J., and J. Hamori (1969) Growth and differentiation of synaptic structures under circumstances of functional deprivation and of lack in distant connections. In S.H. Barondes (ed): Symp. Int. Soc. Cell Biol., Vol. 8, New York: Academic Press, pp. 301-320.

Szentagothai, J. (1969) Architecture of the cerebral cortex. In H.H. Jasper, A.A. Ward, and A. Pope (eds): Basic Mechanisms of the Epilepsies. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., pp. 13-28.

Szentagothai, J. (1970) The morphological identification of the active synaptic region: Aspects of general arrangement of geometry and topology. In P. Andersen, and J.K.S. Jansen (eds): Excitatory Synaptic Mechanisms. Oslo: Universitetsvorlaget, pp. 9-26.

Szentagothai, J. (1970) Glomerular synapses, complex synaptic arrangements and their operational significance. In F.O. Schmitt (ed): The Neurosciences: Second Study Program. New York: The Rockefeller University Press, pp. 427-443.

Szentagothai, J. (1971) Structuro-functional relationships in inhibitory synapses. In F. Clementi and B. Ceccarelli (eds): Advances in Cytopharmacology. NewYork: Raven Press, pp. 401-417.

Szentagothai, J. (1971) Memory functions and the structural organization of the brain. In G. Adam (ed): Biology of Memory. Budapest: Akademiai Kiado, pp. 21-34.

Szentagothai, J., and A. Pellionisz (1971) The neuron network of the cerebellar cortex, an attempt at its modeling by computer simulation. In E. Broda, A. Locker, and H. Springer-Lederer (eds): Biophysics of Cells and Organs. Wien: Verl. Wiener Medizinischen Akademie, pp. 291-294.

Szentagothai, J. (1972) The basic neuronal circuit of the neocortex. In H. Petsche, and M.A.B. Brazier (eds): Synchronization of EEG Activity in Epilepsies. Wien-New York: Springer-Verlag, pp. 9-24.

Szentagothai, J. (1972) Lateral geniculate body structure and eye movement. In J. Dichgans, and E. Bizzi (eds): Cerebral Control of Eye Movements and  Motion Perception. Basel: Karger, pp. 178-188.

Szentagothai, J. (1973) Neuronal and synaptic architecture of the lateral geniculate body. In R. Jung (ed): Handbook of Sensory Physiology, VII/3B. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, pp. 141-176.

Szentagothai, J. (1973) Synaptology of the visual cortex. In R. Jung (ed): Handbook of Sensory Physiology, VII/3B. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, pp. 269-324.

Rethelyi, M., and J. Szentagothai (1973) Distribution and connections of afferent fibers in the spinal cord. In A. Iggo (ed): Handbook of Sensory Physiology II. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, pp. 207-252.

Szentagothai, J., and M. Rethelyi (1973) Cyto- and neuropil architecture of the spinal cord. In J.E. Desmedt (ed): New Developments in Electromyography and Clinical Neurophysiology. Basel: Karger, pp. 20-36.

Szentagothai, J. (1975) From the last skirmishes around the neuron theory to the functional anatomy of neuron networks. In F.G. Worden et al. (ed): The Neurosciences: Paths of Discovely. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, pp. 103-120.

Szentagothai, J. (1975) What the ?Reazione Nera? has given to us. In M. Santini (ed): Golgi Centennial Symposium. Perspectives in Neurobiology. New York: Raven Press, pp. 1-12.

Szentagothai, J. (1975) Biomedical sciences. In T. Erdey-Gruz, and K. Kulcsar (eds): Science and Scholarship in Hungary. Budapest: Corvina Press, pp. 98-120.

Szentagothai, J. (1975) Putative inhibitory interneurons of the neocortex. In T.N. Oniani (ed): Brain Mechanisms. Tbilisi: Metsniereba Publishers, pp. 469-477.

Szentagothai, J. (1975) Under the spell of the hypothalamic feedback. In J. Meites, B.T. Donovan, and S.M. McCann (eds): Pioneers in Neuroendocrinology. New York-London: Plenum Press, pp. 297-311.

Szentagothai, J. (1977) Introductory remarks. In J. Szentagothai, J. Hamori, and E.S. Vizi (eds): Neuron Concept Today. Budapest: Adademiai Kiado.

Szentagothai, J. (1977) Der modulare Bau nervöser Zentralorgane und dessen funktionelle Bedeutung. In G.-H. Schuhmacher, und G. Geyer (eds): Ergebn. Exp. Med. Berlin: VEB Verlag Volk u. Gesundheit, pp. 61-78.

Szentagothai, J. (1978) Specificity versus (quasi-) randomness in cortical connectivity. In M.A.B. Brazier., and H. Petsche (eds): Architectonics of the Cerebral Cortex. New York: Raven Press, pp. 77-97.

Szentagothai, J. (1978) The local neuronal apparatus of the cerebral cortex. In P.A. Buser, and A. Rougeul-Buser (eds): Cerebral Correlates of Consciuous Experience. INSERM Symp. No. 6. Amsterdam: Elsevier/North-Holland Biomed. Press, pp. 131-138.

Szentagothai, J. (1979) Local neuroncircuits of the neocortex. In F.O. Schmitt, and F.G. Worden (eds): The Neurosciences: Fourth Study Program. Cambridge, Mass. and London: The MIT Press, pp. 399-415.

Makara, G.B., M. Palkovits, and J. Szentagothai (1980) The endocrine hypothalamus and the hormonal response to stress. In H. Selye (ed): Selye?s Guide to Stress Research. New York: van Norstand Reinhold Co., pp. 280-337.

Szentagothai, J. (1981) Principles of neural organization. In J. Szentagothai, M. Palkovits, and J. Hamori (eds): Adv. Physiol. Sci. Vol. 1 Regulatory Functions of the CNS. Principles of Motions and Organization. Budapest: Pergamon Press-Akademiai Kiado, pp. 1-16.

Szentagothai, J. (1981) Concluding remarks: Organization in the CNS. In J. Szentagothai, J. Hamori, and M. Palkovits (eds): Adv. Physiol. Sci. Vol. 2 Regulatory Functions of the CNS Subsystems. Budapest: Pergamon Press-Akademiai Kiado, pp. 83-89.

Creutzfeldt, OD, J.C. Eccles, and J. Szentagothai (1987) The brain-mind relationship. In B. Gulyas (ed): The Brain-Mind Problem. Leuven University Press: Leuven.

Szenthgothai, J. (1987) The ?Brain-mind? Relation: A Pseudo-problem? In C. Blakemore, and S. Greenfield (eds): Mindwaves: Thoughts on Intelligence, Identity and Consciousness. Basil Blackwell Ltd. Oxford:pp. 323-336.

Szentagothai, J. (1987) The architecture of neural centres and understanding neural organization. In H. McLennan, J.R. Ledsome, C.H.S. McIntosh, and  D.R. Jones (eds): Advances in Physiological Research. New York and London: Plenum Press, pp. 111-131.