Charles Watson

Professor Charles Watson has been Executive Dean of Health Sciences at Curtin University of Technology in Perth since late 1997.

He is best known for co-authoring with George Paxinos,The Rat Brain in Stereotaxic Coordinates (Academic Press, 1998), an atlas of the rat brain which is the 10th most cited publication of all time.

He is currently writing a book on the control of infectious diseases in Australia and preparing an atlas of the chicken brain.


Sculpting your own brain

EssayTHE GREAT SPANISH neuroanatomist Santiago Ramón y Cajal believed that with personal commitment and willpower we can do almost anything with our brains. "Consider the possibility that any man could, if he so wished, be the sculptor of his...

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