Punch,  5 (1843), 265.

The Brightish Association: Section E—Medical Science  [5/6]



Serial, Proceedings, Spoof


Societies, Medical Practitioners, Medical Treatment, Physiology, Human Species

    Parody of the activities of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Reports on Dr Nobbe's paper, 'On the Influence of Coronary Circulation on the Heart's Action', which explores the connection between hats worn on the head and the effect on the wearer's philanthropic feelings. Dr Grubb's paper, 'On a General Law of Vital Periodicity', observes that the 'entire population' is pervaded by a period of four hours—that which interposes between feelings of hunger.

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