Pavlov, Ivan Petrovitch


(1849–1936) Russian physiologist, whose classic works in the field of digestion were awarded the Nobel Prize in 1904. He also discovered conditioned reflexes and studied the physiology of higher nervous activity.

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IP Pavlov. Photo by Tatiana Boldyreff, 4 September 1929 at the Ninth International Psychological Congress. Yale University, New Haven, CT. Reprinted from: The Special Issue of the Bulletin of the Battle Creek Sanitarium and Hospital Clinic, October, 1929, 24: 212–229, in Honor of the Eightieth Birthday of Professor Ivan P. Pavlov.


Further Reading

Boldyreff WN (1929) I.P. Pavlov as a scientist. In honor of the 80 birthday of Prof. I.P. Pavlov. Bulletin of the Battle Creek Sanitarium & Hospital Clinic 24: 212–229.

Pavlov IP (1897) Lektsii o rabote glavnyh pischevaritel'nyh zhelez. SPb. (Work of the Digestive Glands. London 1910, 21pp).

Pavlov IP (1923) Dvadtsatiletnij opyt ob'ektivnogo izucheniya vysshei nervnoi deyatel'nosti (povedeniya) zhivotnyh. (Twenty Years of Experience in the Objective Study of the Highest Nervous Activity (Behaviour) of Animals) Petrograd. 508pp.

Pavlov IP (1927) Lektsii o rabote bol'shih polusharij golovnogo mozga. (Lectures on the Work of Large Hemispheres of the Brain). Leningrad.

Pavlov IP (1951–1952) Polnoe sobranie trudov, Vol. 1–6 (Full collection of Works). Moskow‐Leningrad.

Letopis’ zhizni i deyatel'nosti akademika I.P. Pavlova 1849–1917. (Chronicle of the life and activity of Academician I.P. Pavlov 1849–1917) (1969) Composed by Gureeva N, Chebysheva N, Commentary of V. Merkulov. Leningrad T.1. 222pp.

Pavlov IP. Pro et contra. Composed by Golikov JuP, Lange KA. Saint Petersburg 1999. 800p.

Todes DP (2002) Pavlov's Physiology Factory: Experiment, Interpretation, Laboratory Enterprise. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

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Klimenko, Victor, and Golikov, Jury(Sep 2005) Pavlov, Ivan Petrovitch. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0002454]