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Epilepsy & Behavior Honoring Steven C. Schachter, M.D.

      Few people have singularly influenced the trajectory of medical publishing to impact the epilepsy community more than Dr. Steven C. Schachter. As an epileptologist he has set the bar for others aspiring to serve as leader, educator, researcher, and innovator. As an editor-in-chief, he is legendary in his adeptness to edit and handle manuscripts based upon his meticulous style. His love and dedication to Epilepsy & Behavior (E & B) grew from influence from Norman Geschwind in the study of neurology and behavior [
      • Devinsky O.
      Norman Geschwind: influence on his career and comments on his course on the neurology of behavior.
      ] and conceived by “brainstorm”-ing with Orrin Devinsky and Christian Elger. As a result, E & B was born focusing on behavioral and psychosocial ramifications of people living with epilepsy. The goal was lofty and the launch no small task as anyone involved in academic journaling knows. Creating a journal structure, collaborating with a publisher, establishing ISSN registration in the National Library of Congress, and obtaining an impact factor required incredible time and effort as founding editor-in-chief to ensure release of high-quality relevant work.
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        Norman Geschwind: influence on his career and comments on his course on the neurology of behavior.
        Epilepsy Behav. 2009; 15: 413-416https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yebeh.2009.04.029
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        Happy anniversary Epilepsy & Behavior!.
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        Editorial.
        Epilepsy Behav Case Rep. 2017; 6: 7-8https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ebcr.2017.03.001
        • Schmidt D.
        • Tatum W.O.
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        Common epilepsy pitfalls: case-based learning.
        Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK2018: 1-250