Walter Bradford Cannon

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Walter Bradford Cannon (October 19, 1871 – October 1, 1945) was an American physiologist, professor and chairman of the Department of Physiology at Harvard Medical School.wikipedia
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Homeostasis

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He coined the term fight or flight response, and he expanded on Claude Bernard's concept of homeostasis.
The concept of the regulation of the internal environment was described by French physiologist Claude Bernard in 1865, and the word homeostasis was coined by Walter Bradford Cannon in 1926.

Claude Bernard

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He coined the term fight or flight response, and he expanded on Claude Bernard's concept of homeostasis.
He originated the term milieu intérieur, and the associated concept of homeostasis (the latter term being coined by Walter Bradford Cannon).

Ida Maud Cannon

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His sister Ida Maud Cannon (1877-1960) became a noted hospital social worker at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Walter Bradford Cannon, was a noted physiologist at Harvard Medical School, and his wife was a novelist, Cornelia James Cannon.

Bradford Cannon

One son was Dr. Bradford Cannon, a military plastic surgeon and radiation researcher.
Bradford Cannon (December 2, 1907 – December 20, 2005), the son of Dr. Walter Bradford Cannon, was a pioneer in the field of reconstructive surgery, specialising in burn victims.

Henry Pickering Bowditch

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In 1896, his first year at Harvard Medical School, he started working in Bowditch's Lab, and in 1900 he received his medical degree.
According to Walter Bradford Cannon, when in Paris, Bowditch joined with fellow Bostonians John Collins Warren Jr., William James, and Charles Emerson for frog-hunting parties.

G. W. Pierce

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He was a close friend of the physicist G. W. Pierce; they founded the Wicht Club with other young instructors for social and professional purposes.
Though they produced no offspring, they enjoyed some family life with Cornelia and Walter Cannon, a Harvard Medical School physiologist, who drew the Pierces to Franklin, New Hampshire.

Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin

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Cannon was born on October 19, 1871 in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, the son of Colbert Hanschett Cannon and his wife Wilma Denio.

Mount Cannon

The peak was subsequently named Mount Cannon by the United States Geological Survey The couple had five children.
Formerly called Goat Mountain it was renamed for the leading physiologist Dr. Walter Bradford Cannon and his wife Cornelia, who made the first recorded ascent of the mountain in 1901.

John K. Fairbank

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John K. Fairbank), Linda Cannon Burgess, Helen Cannon Bond and Marian Cannon Schlesinger, a painter and author living in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Wilma Denio Cannon, a daughter of Walter Bradford Cannon and sister of Marian Cannon Schlesinger, came to China to marry Fairbank and began a career of her own in Chinese art history.

Wicht Club

He was a close friend of the physicist G. W. Pierce; they founded the Wicht Club with other young instructors for social and professional purposes.

Fight-or-flight response

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He coined the term fight or flight response, and he expanded on Claude Bernard's concept of homeostasis.
It was first described by Walter Bradford Cannon.

William Townsend Porter

After graduation, Cannon was hired by William Townsend Porter at Harvard as an instructor in the Department of Physiology.
Porter hired former student Walter Bradford Cannon to assist in teaching physiology; eventually Porter's high standards and high failure rates for students in his courses led to a dispute that ended in Cannon being given Bowditch's former chair and Porter being moved to a professorship of comparative physiology, with which he was disappointed.

Arturo Rosenblueth

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In 1930 he obtained a Guggenheim Scholarship and moved to Harvard University, to the department of Physiology, then directed by Walter Cannon.

Cornelia James Cannon

He was married to Cornelia James Cannon, a best-selling author and feminist reformer.
She was married to Walter Bradford Cannon, a professor at Harvard University.

Marian Cannon Schlesinger

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John K. Fairbank), Linda Cannon Burgess, Helen Cannon Bond and Marian Cannon Schlesinger, a painter and author living in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Her mother was feminist reformer and novelist Cornelia James Cannon, and her father was Walter Bradford Cannon, a professor at Harvard University.

Milieu intérieur

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It was only with Joseph Barcroft, Lawrence J. Henderson, and particularly Walter Cannon and his idea of homeostasis, that it received its present recognition and status.

Franklin, New Hampshire

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Walter Cannon died on October 1, 1945 in Franklin, New Hampshire.

Voodoo death

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Voodoo death, a term coined by Walter Cannon in 1942 also known as psychogenic death or psychosomatic death, is the phenomenon of sudden death as brought about by a strong emotional shock, such as fear.

Cannon–Bard theory

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Walter Bradford Cannon (1871–1945) was a physiologist at Harvard University, who is perhaps best known for his classic treatise on homeostasis.

Physiology

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Walter Bradford Cannon (October 19, 1871 – October 1, 1945) was an American physiologist, professor and chairman of the Department of Physiology at Harvard Medical School.
Claude Bernard's (1813–1878) further discoveries ultimately led to his concept of milieu interieur (internal environment), which would later be taken up and championed as "homeostasis" by American physiologist Walter B. Cannon in 1929.

Harvard Medical School

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Walter Bradford Cannon (October 19, 1871 – October 1, 1945) was an American physiologist, professor and chairman of the Department of Physiology at Harvard Medical School.

Review of General Psychology

A Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Cannon as the 81st most cited scholar of the 20th century in technical psychology journals, introductory psychology textbooks, and survey responses.

Massachusetts General Hospital

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His sister Ida Maud Cannon (1877-1960) became a noted hospital social worker at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Jacques de Noyon

In his autobiography The Way of an Investigator, Cannon counts himself among the descendants of Jacques de Noyon, a French Canadian explorer and coureur des bois.

French Canadians

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In his autobiography The Way of an Investigator, Cannon counts himself among the descendants of Jacques de Noyon, a French Canadian explorer and coureur des bois.