The scientific contributions of Paul D. MacLean (1913-2007)

John D. Newman, James C. Harris

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Paul D. MacLean, a leading brain scientist of the 20th century, died on December 26, 2007. We review his life as a scientist and highlight some of his most important research contributions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3-5
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Nervous and Mental Disease
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2009


  • Limbic system
  • Triune brain

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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