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James H. Austin - bibliography

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American neurologist, born 1925.


  • Studies in metachromatic leukodystrophy XII. Multiple sulfatase deficiency.
    Archives of Neurology, Chicago, 1973, 28: 258.
  • Chase, Chance, and Creativity : The Lucky Art of Novelty. Columbia University Press, 1979, 1985.
  • Zen and the Brain : Toward an Understanding of Meditation and Consciousness.
    Published March 9, 1998. 844 pages. The MIT Press.
    Winner of the Scientific and Medical Network 1998 Book Prize.

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