Fun neurogenealogy facts

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Most represented institutionsNodes
1. Stanford University1487
2. University of California, Los Angeles1486
3. Capella University1423
4. Columbia University1376
5. University of California, San Diego1312
6. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor1221
7. University of Florida, Gainesville1206
8. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities1151
9. University of Wisconsin, Madison1146
10. Harvard University1126
11. Northwestern University1102
12. University of California, Berkeley1099
13. University of Pennsylvania1084
14. University of Texas at Austin1065
15. University of Toronto1058
16. New York University1028
17. University of Washington, Seattle1008
18. Walden University1003
19. Yale University1000
20. Johns Hopkins University988
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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.