Medicine: Wanted: Dead Brains

"Let Bishops, Senators, wrestlers, criminals . . . everybody give psychiatrists their brains for dissecting after death," last week suggested Professor Adolf Meyer, Johns Hopkins' famed Swiss-born psychiatrist. Professor Meyer. 67, a bearded didactic Zwinglian* called it "a crime against civilization that we let any brain pass unexamined when it has done its life work."

His purpose: "To know consistent differences between the brilliant man and the dullard, the scholar and the professional wrestler. . . . To know whether the brain can show what has to be born, and how much the brain...

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