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Images Dated 29th November 2002

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Schizophrenia: artwork of brain and paintings Featured 29 Nov 2002 Print

Schizophrenia: artwork of brain and paintings

Schizophrenia. Illustration of the limbic system in a human brain - the area thought to be damaged in schizophrenia - surrounded by images of despair and madness by famous artists. In the top left is Despair by Michelangelo, in which a tormented soul is dragged to hell by demons. At lower left is The Scream by Munch. In the top right are two pictures of a cat by the schizophrenic artist Louis Wain, whose work grew increasingly abstract as his illness progressed. At lower right is a nerve cell synapse with neurotransmitters (red dots). Schizophrenia is a common psychotic illness that causes paranoid delusions, perception of inner voices, depression and personality change


Count Rumford, English-American physicist Featured 29 Nov 2002 Print

Count Rumford, English-American physicist

Count Rumford (1753-1814), born Benjamin Thompson, English-American physicist and reformer. Born in Massachusetts, he joined the army at 18, acting as a secret agent for the British. He fled to England in 1776 and studied projectiles. He was elected to the Royal Society in 1779. After a brief return to America, he was knighted, and appointed adviser to the Elector of Bavaria. there he reformed the army, set up welfare schemes for the poor, bred stronger horses and cattle and laid out the English Garden in Munich. He also showed, by studying the boring of cannons, that heat was due to the motion of particles in a body