Sigmund Freud, ”On Cocaine”, 1884.

Sigmund Freud, “On Cocaine”, 1884 describes the experimental use on himself of “cocaine” by psychiatrist, Sigmund Freud.  The molecular formula of cocaine is C17H21NO4 ; and, the molecular structure is shown below.  Richard Willstatter chemist, in “Beriche der Deutschen  Chemischen Gesellschaft”, volume 34, page 1457, year 1901: is the chemical synthesis of cocaine.  However, in … Continue reading Sigmund Freud, ”On Cocaine”, 1884.

Sigmund Freud, “On Aphasia: A Critical Study”, 1891.

Sigmund Freud, “The Interpretation of Dreams”, 1899 was the topic of an earlier blog post. Here I present Sigmund Freud, “On Aphasia: A Critical Study”, 1891 a nonfiction medical book.  Anatomist had localized the language areas of the human brain to the left, cerebral hemisphere (in the top diagram of the left, hemisphere). “Arcuate fasciculus” … Continue reading Sigmund Freud, “On Aphasia: A Critical Study”, 1891.

Sigmund Freud, "The Interpretation of Dreams", 1899.

Nathaniel Kleitman, “Sleep and Wakefulness“, 1963 was the subject of an earlier blog post.  Here I present Sigmund Freud, “The Interpretation of Dreams”, 1899 a nonfiction science book.  “The Interpretation of Dreams”, 1899 is the most popular writing of the psychiatrist Sigmund Freud.  REM (rapid eye movements) are a unique phase of sleep, characterized by … Continue reading Sigmund Freud, "The Interpretation of Dreams", 1899.