Held, Hans

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Hans, German anatomist, 1866-1942.
Held bundle - a bundle of thick, heavily myelinated fibers that ends in the medial region of the anterior horn of the cervical spinal cord and appears to be involved in head movements during visual and auditory tracking. Synonym(s): tectospinal tract
Held decussation - the crossing of some of the fibers arising from the cochlear nuclei to form the lateral lemniscus.
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Prior to joining AkzoNobel Hans held a number of senior finance roles at General Motors, including CFO Asia Pacific.
EID's cover art is Cajal's drawing of the calyces of Held--so named because Hans Held described the structure's resemblance to floral calyces in his 1893 article--which is one of the largest synapses in the human brain stem and is integral to the ability to detect and localize high-frequency sounds.
This insightful resource has fifteen chapters covering topics including the early history of German animation; how Walt Disney became Walter Distler, global power for German trickfilm, Wolfgang Kaskeline, Hans Held, the phenomenology and psychology of cartoons, classified animation, animated maps to hail German victories, and the postwar era of German animation.
Hans held executive positions at Ericsson, Honeywell-Allied Signal, Dun & Bradstreet, and Unisys.