Milestones in Neuroscience Research. 1700 B.C. The Edwin Smith Surgical Papyrus is written by an unknown Egyptian physician. This papyrus contains the first written record about the brain. . Hieroglyphic for the word “brain”. 460-379 B.C.
Hieroglyphic for the word “brain”
“Know something by heart….”
Oleh Hornykiewicz shows that brain dopamine is lower than normal in Parkinson’s disease patients.