En busca de la memoria, de Eric.R Kandel. 2 likes. Book. Il s’agit d’une autobiographie du scientifique Eric Kandel. C’est à la fois un témoignage historique et scientifique ; les péripéties de sa vie et celles de ses. Enjoying this preview? Become a member to read the full title. Join today and read free for 30 days. Need help? Start Your Free Trial. Kandel,Eric-En Busca de .

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The author works chronologically and goes through his early history working with biological and neurological questions. His telling personal details—especially the horrifying complicity of the Austrian population in the Holocaust and the country’s inability and disinterest in dealing with that shame—give special weight to his life story.

This memorria half a memoir, half a book on the biological basis of cognition, and I dove into it enthusiastically. It’s a tribute to the author’s lucidity that I–whose 10th-grade biology class was 40 years ago now–was able to understand a lot of complex, cutting-edge science research.

Obviously, Kandel is brilliant and is writing from a position of knowledge, but I just felt as though he could have made more of an effort to come across as an equal rather than a superior.

In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind by Eric R. Kandel

The writing is extraordinarily. The author, a Nobel-prize-winning neuroscientist, weaves memkria threads together: In his career he experienced the explosion of science that came form DNA sequencing and remained on the forefront of neurobiology by applying these advances in the laboratory to find key genetic mechanisms at play in memory systems.


It shows compellingly what first-rate science is and how it is created.

The language is by far accessible to anyone with a rudimentary grasp of the English language, so no need to fear a bloated lesson in advanced neurophysiology. This anti-semitism is a source of angst for Kandel as he laments over the death of an intellectual haven that was Vi Kandel in his autobiography gives not only an elegant and thoughtful account of his Nobel-prize winning research career but beautifully explains memory and all of the researchers who have pushed that frontier alongside Kandel.

Select All Clear All Save to: A creature with nerve cells relatively easy to monitor. Dec 29, Kelly Peters rated it really liked it. A Jew who converts to Catholicism can, in principle, be as good as any other Catholic. Spacial awareness is definitely an arena to explore how memory works given our spacial awareness and that of most creatures is a function of nature in initial architecture as well as environment which determines how the memory implicit in a mental map is formed.

Psychoanalysis is not dead for him, he even talks about it getting a bit together with neurology. The best part is how he intertwined his life story into his studies of the brain.

He offers lots of insights for outsiders into the scientific research community, and a lot ericc history of how we came to know what we know about the human brain and consciousness. Amazon Music Transmite millones de canciones.

This is probably the clearest outline of scientific research that I’ve ever read, but it goes well beyond that, because it is interwoven with the personal progress of a remarkable human being.


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Detalles del producto Tapa blanda: Thanks for telling us about the problem. It became more complex and maybe tedious with time, yet it was not impossible to follow the book through. There are no discussion topics on dw book yet. The author moves onto trying to monitor change in the nervous system after becoming comfortable with the Aplysia’s biology.

In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind

Nevertheless, in spite of such evidence against it, learning does sometimes occur. The book did have a great overview of how the science of memory came to be, yet I wonder what happened in the past ten years, the time after the book was published.

I’m taking a course at Oxford this summer on busac Brain and the Senses. Open Preview See a Problem? For a nonscientist this book can be memmoria but also astonishing.

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The author constructs the book around his own history and his own motivation both for study of memory. From epithets of Anti-Semitism to meeting his wife and the beautiful shining brain stuff of legend is found within. Kandel’s own early history, leaving Vienna just ahead of complete Nazi takeover, is compelling.