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Gertrude Stein

  • Published24 Apr 2020
  • Author Calli McMurray
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

Gertrude Stein was a famous writer during the first half of the twentieth century. Her career had an unexpected beginning in the world of neuroscience.

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