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Rene Descartes' illustration of the co-ordination of the senses, 1692.

Rene Descartes' illustration of the co-ordination of the senses, 1692. A visual stimulus travelling from the eye to the pineal gland, H, stops attention being given to an olfactory stimulus. From Opera Philosophica by Rene Descartes. (Frankfurt-am-Main, 1692). Originally published in his Tractatus de homine. (Paris, 1664).
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