double inductorium

double inductorium

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This device, also known as a DuBois-Reymond Inductorium, consists of two induction coils mounted on a board. The reference is to Emil Du Bois-Reymond (1818-1896), an important German electro-physiologist. This example was made Petzold in Leipzig.
Ref: E. B. Titchener, “The Equipment of a Psychological Laboratory,” American Journal of Psychology 11 (1899-1900): 251-265, on 261.
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Object Name
Apparatus, Testing, Psychological
double inductorium
Other Terms
Apparatus, Testing, Psychological; Diagnostic Medicine
date made
used at
Cornell University
Petzold, Wilh.
place made
Germany: Saxony, Leipzig
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal, brass (overall material)
overall: 16 cm x 8.6 cm x 75 cm; 6 5/16 in x 3 3/8 in x 29 1/2 in
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catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Cornell University Department of Psychology
Science & Scientific Instruments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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