Ernst Heinrich Weber
See also: Weber
Ernst Heinrich Weber (Wittenberg, June 24th 1795 - Leipzig, January 26th 1878) was a German Médecin , considered as a precursor of the experimental Psychologie. It also contributed with his young brother, the Physicien Wilhelm, with the Mécanique of the Propagation of the waves in particular in the blood Système.
Ernst Weber finishes its studies of medicine to the Université of Wittenberg in 1815. At the university of Leipzig, it is first of all named professor of Comparative anatomy in 1818, then of human Anatomie in 1821 and of Physiologie in 1840.
In 1825, he studies with his brother Wilhelm Eduard Weber the mechanics of Propagation of the waves in the mediums Liquide S. has them two, they will write an important work of synthesis for the Hydrodynamique in which they will present the first estimate of the propagation velocity of the Sang.
From the years 1860, Ernst Weber works with Gustav Fechner being studied experimental of the Psychologie of the Perception, which will become the Psychophysique. He will formulate a fundamental law for this field of research: the Law of Weber. He becomes foreign member of the Royal Society in 1862.
In 1866 and 1871, it leaves its posts of professor of physiology and anatomy, while continuing work with his younger brother Eduard Friedrich Weber in whom they will describe the inhibiting role Vagus.
Ernst Weber dies in Leipzig on January 26th, 1878.
Principal works published
- Anatomia comparata bully boy sympathici (1817)
- Of aure and auditu hominis and animalium (1820)
- Tractatus of motu iridis (1821)
- Wellenlehre, auf Experimenten gegründet (1825)
- Zusätze zur Lehre vom Beam und von der Verrichtung der Geschlechtsorgane (1846)
- Die Lehre vom Tastsinn und Gemeingefühl (185l)
- Annotationes anatomicae and physiologicae (1851)
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