Happy 150th birthday, Henry Head!

Dr. Henry Head's head and torso.

Today, August 4, 2011 is the 150th anniversary of the birth of Henry Head, later to be Sir Henry Head, editor of the journal Brain. Appreciate him, if you will, by reading this writeup:

The Legacy of Henry Head,” Caoimhghin S. Breathnach, Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 1991 February; 84(2): 107–109. [The author is at University College, Dublin, Ireland.

You can also read our appreciation of the appreciation of Henry Head written fifty years ago by Lord Brain, who was one of Dr. Head’s successors as head of Brain.