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Science as AutobiographyThe Troubled Life of Niels Jern$
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Thomas Soderqvist

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780300094411

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300094411.001.0001

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“I Am Branded with Infidelity, and See That Open-Eyed”

“I Am Branded with Infidelity, and See That Open-Eyed”

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Science as Autobiography
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Thomas Söderqvist

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DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300094411.003.0008

This chapter discusses how Niels Jerne continued his combination of medical studies and statistical musings after a week's vacation with Tjek and the children in Lokken in the summer of 1943. The fall term continued in the surgical clinic, with courses in radiology, neurology, epidemic diseases, skin and genital diseases, ophthalmology, otorhinolaryngology, and cowpox inoculation, followed by a month's internship at a psychiatric department. In Niels's spare hours, Fisher's statistical “bible” was his constant companion. In a sense, his preoccupation with statistics was the essence of what he called “peripheral abstractions.” He did not, however, have to suppress his pulsing blood and the feelings in his heart—Erna Morch took care of that.

Keywords:   Niels Jerne, medical studies, statistical musings, Tjek, Lokken, Fisher, statistics, internship

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