Quote by: Charles Scott Sherrington

Existence of an excited state is not a prerequisite for the production of inhibition; inhibition can exist apart from excitation no less than, when called forth against an excitation already in progress, it can suppress or moderate it.

Author Bio

  • NameCharles Scott Sherrington
  • DescriptionEnglish neurophysiologist and Nobel Prize recipient
  • BornNovember 27, 1857
  • DiedMarch 4, 1952
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionPhysician; Neuroscientist
  • AwardsFellow Of The Royal Society; Nobel Prize In Physiology Or Medicine; Knight Grand Cross Of The Order Of The British Empire; Copley Medal; Royal Medal