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Walter Bradford Cannon

American physiologist

Died when: 73 years 347 days (887 months)
Star Sign: Libra

 

Walter Bradford Cannon

Walter Bradford Cannon (October 19, 1871 – October 1, 1945) was an American physiologist, professor and chairman of the Department of Physiology at Harvard Medical School.

He coined the term "fight or flight response", and he developed the theory of homeostasis.He popularized his theories in his book The Wisdom of the Body, first published in 1932.


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