Top Quotes by Walter Rudolf Hess

Exact information about the functional significance of the deep sections of the brain is only obtained by working through the brain histologically in serial section.

Walter Rudolf Hess

This implies that the laws governing organic cohesion, the organization leading from the part to the whole, represent a biological uncertainty, indeed an uncertainty of the first order.

Walter Rudolf Hess

The only positive finding which could be drawn from the first series, was the conclusion that the relationships obviously had a more complicated lay-out than had been thought, for the effects were so varied that no obedience to any law could be discovered.

Walter Rudolf Hess

The goal of physiological research is functional nature.

Walter Rudolf Hess

It must be born in mind that one does not see directly – as is the case in the exploration of the surface of the brain – where the electrodes are attacking.

Walter Rudolf Hess

In fact, quantitative findings of any material and energy changes preserve their full context only through their being seen and understood as parts of a natural order.

Walter Rudolf Hess

For man also, in health and sickness, is not just the sum of his organs, but is indeed a human organism.

Walter Rudolf Hess

At the beginning of all experimental work stands the choice of the appropriate technique of investigation.

Walter Rudolf Hess