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 (shĕr′ĭng-tən), Sir Charles Scott 1857-1952.
British physiologist who shared a 1932 Nobel Prize for his work on the structure and function of the nervous system. He coined the word "synapse."

Sherrington

(ˈʃɛrɪŋtən)
n
(Biography) Sir Charles Scott. 1857–1952, English physiologist, noted for his work on reflex action, published in The Integrative Action of the Nervous System (1906): shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine with Adrian (1932)
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Sherrington, by experiments on dogs, showed that many of the usual marks of emotion were present in their behaviour even when, by severing the spinal cord in the lower cervical region, the viscera were cut off from all communication with the brain, except that existing through certain cranial nerves.
Angell's conclusion, after discussing the experiments of Sherrington and Cannon, is: "I would therefore submit that, so far as concerns the critical suggestions by these two psychologists, James's essential contentions are not materially affected." If it were necessary for me to take sides on this question, I should agree with this conclusion; but I think my thesis as to the analysis of emotion can be maintained without coming to.
According to our definitions, if James is right, an emotion may be regarded as involving a confused perception of the viscera concerned in its causation, while if Cannon and Sherrington are right, an emotion involves a confused perception of its external stimulus.
The history of its victory over earlier criticism, and its difficulties with the modern experimental work of Sherrington and Cannon, is well told by James R.
Paul and Thom Sherrington, pictured, decided to ride the 175-mile challenge on the unusual tandem in aid of Kayleigh's Wee Stars.
Not content with just completing the 175-mile challenge, Paul and Thom Sherrington have decided to complete it on a tandem with the aim of raising money for a charity close to their hearts.
Thomas Sherrington, prosecuting barrister said that Akhtar of Victoria Avenue, Wellington and Mehmood, of Portia Close, Wellington had seen the man assisting his friend, who had an injured leg, to navigate the steps at the shopping centre.
Second place was Mandy Sherrington with "Storm Over Snow Capped Mountains" with 19 points, and third place was also Mandy with "Fish for Sale" achieving 18 points.
The autumn reception was hosted by Chester-based executive search firm Sherrington Associates, featuring keynote speeches from Ian O'Doherty, CEO of Park Group, and Katrina Michel of Marketing Cheshire.
We began fundraising in December 2016, after Susan Sherrington's daughter Jessica, aged 12 at time of diagnosis, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia in October 2016.
The Armitt Group, which also has offices in Runcorn, appointed Sherrington Associates to help it recruit a new commercial director.