Summary: A neuroscientist documents the work of five leading minds, including Sigmund Freud and Gustave Klimt, in 1900 Vienna, revealing how their critical breakthroughs in science, medicine, and art laid the groundwork for present-day discoveries in brain science.
Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012
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Summary: Eric R. Kandel, the winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his foundational research into memory storage in the brain, is one of the pioneers of modern brain science. His work continues to shape our understanding of how learning and memory work and to break down age-old barriers between the sciences and the arts. In his seminal new book, The Disordered Mind, Kandel draws on a...
Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018
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Contents: Personal memory and the biology of memory storage -- A child in Vienna -- An American education -- One cell at a time -- The nerve cell speaks -- Conversation between nerve cells -- Simple and complex neuronal systems -- Different memories, different regions of the brain -- Searching for an ideal model for studying memory -- Neural analogs of learning -- Strengthening synaptic connections -- A...
Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2006