WorldCat Identities

Young, J. Z. (John Zachary) 1907-1997

Overview
Works: 131 works in 699 publications in 8 languages and 12,843 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Redactor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: QL605, 596
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by J. Z Young
The life of vertebrates by J. Z Young( Book )

132 editions published between 1950 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 2,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of mammals : their anatomy and physiology by J. Z Young( Book )

57 editions published between 1957 and 1975 in English and held by 2,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the study of man by J. Z Young( Book )

55 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are many ways of approaching the study of Man. The author, who believes that biological knowledge provides a useful framework to help us to understand ourselves, sets out to present the basic scientific facts about human life in a coherent scheme. There are sections on heredity and reproduction, growth, intelligence testing, aging, and population growth; the stages of human evolution are traced from the origin of life to the beginnings of human culture
Programs of the brain : based on the Gifford lectures, 1975-7 by J. Z Young( Book )

28 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doubt and certainty in science; a biologist's reflections on the brain by J. Z Young( Book )

55 editions published between 1951 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophy and the brain by J. Z Young( Book )

40 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A model of the brain by J. Z Young( Book )

32 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The memory system of the brain by J. Z Young( Book )

29 editions published between 1906 and 1986 in English and Japanese and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Biology of cephalopods : the proceedings of a symposium held at the Zoological Society of London on 10 and 11 April 1975 by Marion Nixon( Book )

8 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The anatomy of the nervous system of Octopus vulgaris by J. Z Young( Book )

13 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Emergence of man : a joint symposium of the Royal Society and the British Academy by J. Z Young( Book )

24 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on the nervous system : a festschrift for Professor J.Z. Young( Book )

10 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brains and lives of cephalopods by Marion Nixon( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This books describes the brains and sense organs of 57 of the 139 genera of the class Cephalopoda, many in great detail, as well as a variety of morphological features, all dealt with systematically. The text is well-illustrated with fully labelled line drawings and photomicrographs."--Back cover
Science and the individual: are they in conflict? by J. Z Young( Book )

8 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evolution of memory by J. Z Young( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What squids and octopuses tell us about brains and memories by J. Z Young( Book )

8 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patterns of substance and activity in the nervous system; inaugural lecture ... Feb. 28, 1946 by J. Z Young( Book )

7 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La fabbrica della certezza scientifica : riflessioni di un biologo sul cervello by J. Z Young( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1986 in Italian and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La vida de los mamíferos : anatomía y fisiología by J. Z Young( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El secreto de la vida by J. Z Young( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The life of vertebrates
Alternative Names
John Zachary Young Brits neurowetenschapper (1907-1997)

John Zachary Young englischer Zoologe, Neurophysiologe, Anatomieprofessor

John Zachary Young English zoologist and neurophysiologist. Professor of anatomy and author

Young, J.Z.

Young, J. Z. 1907-1997

Young, John Z.

Young, John Zachary

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Young, John Zachary 1907-1997

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ヤング, J. Z.

ヤング, ジョン ザカリー

Languages
English (449)

Spanish (32)

Italian (16)

Japanese (14)

French (10)

German (5)

Polish (2)

Catalan (1)

Covers
The life of mammals : their anatomy and physiologyDoubt and certainty in science; a biologist's reflections on the brainThe memory system of the brainThe brains and lives of cephalopods