The Beautiful Brain

Author: Larry W. Swanson
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1613129947
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This book is the companion to a traveling exhibition opening at the Weisman Art Museum in Minneapolis in February 2017, marking the first time that many of these works, which are housed at the Instituto Cajal in Madrid, have been seen ...

The Dreams Of Santiago Ram N Y Cajal

Author: Benjamin Ehrlich
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190619635
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In order to disprove Freud's "lies," Cajal started to record his own dreams in a diary, part of a notably personal book project, which he worked on from 1918 until his death in 1934. For reasons unknown, Cajal never published this work.

The Evolving Brain

Author: R. Grant Steen
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More than a century ago, the Spanish anatomist Santiago Ramon y Cajal
became famous for his detailed and beautiful line drawings of neurons, which
first began to reveal the overwhelming complexity of the brain. On the basis of his
experience in drawing hundreds of neurons, Ramon y Cajal proposed that
learning is a matter of neurons strengthening connections to one another. This
proposal was made at a time when there was wide acceptance of the doctrine
that past infancy ...

Cajal S Neuronal Forest

Author: Javier DeFelipe
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190842830
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This book is a gem in any library, whether serving as a medical history or a gallery of stunning sketches.

Santiago Ram N Y Cajal

Author: Mrs. Margaret Waters Chryst
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Some one has asked, "What do a blue sky and a beautiful prospect add to one's
soul?" And Cajal replies, "Nothing, to one who lives always within himself, but
very much to one who knows how to open his senses to the splendors of heaven
and the harmonies of the universe. ... His spirit had shrunk from the horrors of
skeleton study and now his brain and stomach rebelled against dissection and
could be forced to endure it only when he began to see the beautiful processes of

Pathogenesis And Rescue Of Photoreceptor Cell Death In An Animal Model Of Retinitis Pigmentosa

Author: Eric Spencer Green
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However, he felt certain that the receptors must be in front of the fibers of the optic
nerve, which he knew carried signals to the brain. His drawings therefore show
the rods as he ... Better fixation and staining techniques, developed between
1840 and 1893, led to the beautiful (and morphologically correct) drawings of
Heinrich Müller (Müller, 1857), Max Shultze (Schultze, 1866), and eventually
Santiago Ramón y Cajal (Ramón y Cajal, 1893). Their studies established with
certainty the ...

Explorer Of The Human Brain

Author: Dorothy F. Cannon
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The Life of Santiago Ramón Y Cajal (1852-1934) Dorothy F. Cannon. away,
leaving him sullen with resentment. At last he roused from ... The pipe blew up in
Santiago's face and might have cost him his sight, but it merely caused an
inflammation in one eye, and left a permanent scar on the iris. AT SCHOOL IN
HUESCA BY THE TIME the summer was ... It was beautiful and it was steeped in
history and legend. He spent his first pocket money for drawing materials to make
sketches of it.

Golgi Atlas Of The Postnatal Mouse Brain

Author: Facundo Valverde
Publisher: Springer Verlag
ISBN: 9783211830635
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... for the great Spanish neuroscientist, Santiago Ramon y Cajal, as it is
unquestionably one of the best accounts of the structure of the brain of a
commonly used experimental animal and contains some of the most exquisite
drawings of Golgi preparations since the work of the great master himself. That
Professor Valverde is himself one of the modern masters of the Golgi method was
evident in his publications on the mouse forebrain that culminated in his beautiful
monograph "Studies ...

The Enchanted Loom

Author: Pietro Corsi
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
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Foreword Rita Levi-Montalcini Long before man made any attempt to explore the
structural and functional organization of his brain, he did not attribute to this
organ his cognitive and emotional properties. ... In turn, the exploitation of this
splendid silver technique opened the way for the great Spanish neurologist,
Santiago Ramon y Cajal, to reconstruct, in all its most minute detail, the
organization of nerve cell centers and of the interconnecting neuronal circuits in
the vertebrate nervous ...

Don Quixote Of The Microscope

Author: Harley Williams
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an interpretation of the Spanish savant, Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852-1934).
Harley Williams ... Those brain cells, with their branching fibres and complex
arrangement, were to him real and living as soon as he could draw them. And
because he could draw them so well, he understood them clearly. There was no
distinction between aesthetic satisfaction and scientific truth. He wrote in his
memoirs that cells were as beautiful as flowers; certain of them were like
butterflies. The study of ...