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    I am unable to locate any information on a Dr. Sherrington.

    Sherrington in 1947 described the hypothalamus as the "head ganglion of the autonomic nervous system". I need to find out the relationship between the hypothalamus and the autonomic nervous system.

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    Dr./Sir Charles Sherrington was a British neurophysiologist. He won the Nobel Prize for medicine in 1932. Some of the neurological concepts that he discovered and studied include: proprioception, the function of the synapse, reflexes, and neuronal control of posture.

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