Fun neurogenealogy facts

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Most represented institutionsNodes
1. Capella University1423
2. University of California, Los Angeles1365
3. Stanford University1223
4. Columbia University1163
5. University of California, San Diego1128
6. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities1025
7. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor1011
8. Walden University1010
9. Northwestern University977
10. Harvard University973
11. University of Pennsylvania963
12. New York University956
13. University of Wisconsin, Madison948
14. University of California, Berkeley946
15. City University of New York922
16. University of Texas at Austin920
17. University of Florida, Gainesville883
18. University of Toronto866
19. University of Southern California864
20. University of Washington, Seattle849
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Famous cousins: Ivan Pavlov and Sigmund Freud (through Johannes Muller)
Famous cousins: Donald Hebb and Stephen Kuffler (through Charles Sherrington)
Famous cousins: Max Wertheimer and Alois Alzheimer (through Wilhelm Wundt)
Famous cousins: Franz Nissl and Karl Lashley (2nd cousins through Wilhelm Wundt)
Big families stay big. Children of researchers with many offspring tend to have many offspring of their own.
Our great, great, ... great grandparent. 62% of neuroscientists are direct descendents of Martin of Bazan, who was the grandparent of Dominic de Guzman (St. Dominic), 23 generations before the anatomist/phrenologist Franz Joseph Gall, and 28 generations before the physicist/psychophysicist Hermann von Helmholtz.