Recollections of My Life #2020

Recollections of My Life W. Maxwell Cowan Recollections of My Life Santiago RamOn y Cajal made prolific and lasting contributions to understanding the life of the infinitely small Santiago Ramon y Cajal made prolific and lasting contributions to u

  • Title: Recollections of My Life
  • Author: W. Maxwell Cowan
  • ISBN: 9780262680608
  • Page: 417
  • Format: Paperback
  • Recollections of My Life W. Maxwell Cowan Santiago RamOn y Cajal 1852 1934 made prolific and lasting contributions to understanding the life of the infinitely small Santiago Ramon y Cajal 1852 1934 made prolific and lasting contributions to understanding the life of the infinitely small Widely thought of as the founder of neuroscience, Cajal made remarkable explorations into the organization and functionSantiago RamOn y Cajal 1852 1934 made prolific and lasting contributions to understanding the life of the infinitely small Santiago Ramon y Cajal 1852 1934 made prolific and lasting contributions to understanding the life of the infinitely small Widely thought of as the founder of neuroscience, Cajal made remarkable explorations into the organization and function of the nervous system His work is still referred to than that of any other scientist in the field.W Maxwell Cowan s foreword to this edition conveys the excitement and energy of Cajal s life and endeavors, the liveliness and flamboyance of his engagements with the microscope Cowan surveys Cajal s salient discoveries, noting that almost every important conceptual issue in neurobiology was foreshadowed in Cajal s work the initial description of the climbing fibers of the cerebellum, the discovery of the growth cone, the concept of the dynamic polarity of the neurom an anticipation of the later discovery of axonal transport, and the prediction that new synapses may be formed throughout life to serve as a physical basis for learning and memory.W Maxwell Cowen is Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
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    1. I wish I could give this book a better rating, as I find the story of Cajal fascinating and his work inspiring The bad The language in this book is so extravagant and impenetrable that I was severely disappointed and sometimes provoked Some quotes I realized bitterly that the extravagant romanticism which I had acquired during my adolescence from my foolish perusal of Chateubriand, Lamartine, Victor Hugo, Lord Byron, and Espronceda has poisoned my mind Because of it, I had consumed in trivialiti [...]

    2. Cajal s autobiography made me want to dedicate my life to Neuroscience and understanding the brain This is a great autobiography for the budding neuroscientist.

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