Fun neurogenealogy facts

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Most represented institutionsNodes
1. Capella University1422
2. University of California, Los Angeles1390
3. Stanford University1328
4. Columbia University1232
5. University of California, San Diego1179
6. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities1100
7. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor1092
8. Harvard University1046
9. Northwestern University1035
10. Walden University1010
11. University of Pennsylvania1009
12. University of Wisconsin, Madison1002
13. New York University988
14. University of California, Berkeley984
15. University of Texas at Austin966
16. University of Florida, Gainesville945
17. City University of New York935
18. University of Toronto923
19. University of Southern California902
20. University of Washington, Seattle900
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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.