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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Mar 14, Gerald rated it it was amazing Shelves: Eric Kandel is one of these. Amazon Second Chance Donar, intercambiar, dar una segunda vida. Here, he weaves elements of his personal autobiography together with elements of his scientific biography.
With time the strength of the memories will fade. The book also looks laa the future, with the daunting challenges of understanding consciousness and the teasing possibilities of integrating neuroscience with such fields as sociology.
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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.
It might also have helped the reader understand why Kandel made some of the career moves that he made, important moves that seem inexplicable as the book now stands; for example, one professor told him to look to the cell for an understanding of the psyche — and so he did, for the rest of his life. I’ve lea This is one of the most eye-opening books I have ever read.
En busca de la memoria el nacimiento de una nueva ciencia de la mente by Eric R Kandel; Elena Marego. It shows compellingly what first-rate science is and how it is created. Cancel Forgot your password? One of the things I was looking for was the fact that he had initially no idea what he wanted to work on but eventually did come up with a question that he found passionate enough to explore.
However, it also holds that as long as Jewish identity is acquired through upbringing in a Jewish home, these characteristics can be undone by education or religious conversion, in which case the Jew overcomes the Jew in himself or herself.
I doubt very much that any such quasi-genetic predisposition would operate in a vacuum. I bought this book when it was first published but for some reason got distracted while reading it the first time and put it down.
A deft mixture of memoir and history, modern biology and behavior, In Search of Memory brings readers from Kandel’s childhood in Nazi-occupied Vienna to the forefront of one of the great scientific endeavors of the twentieth century: He is a cultured man, complementing his knowledge of science with his love of the arts and music.
This is a wonderful book, but it is actually two books in one. Sep 13, Nancy added it.
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. Kandel How is a neuron like a signal? The author settled on the sea slug Aplysia. Therefore, sometimes you are reading about his life, and then he starts speaking about the brain, its chemistry, anatomy.
If your bent is toward biological science and the unraveling of mental processes—especially the intermediate ground that is neither pop science nor numerical overload—I can’t imagine a better book. Home About Help Search.
After having read the book, I’d guess the target audience is a neuroscientist or person aspiring to become one in the future. Dec 20, Mag rated it it was amazing Shelves: Kandel’s life really is his fascination with science, his attachment to his wife, and his generosity toward his scientific colleagues. I got used to it, but it maybe a little bit disturbing. This is an important point that he would later be able to revisit upon earning the Nobel prize. In particular, how memories can be so clear so far from the date of experience in certain situations and where this permanence is formed and stored is pondered.
I would have liked to have learned dee about Kandel’s own experience with psychoanalysis. His writing in this book really df Kandel provides incredible insights into the experimental challenges presented in his lifetime memoriq periods of massive developments in molecular biology, medicine, and neuroscience.
The mechanics for this are not understood but insight is provided by the author and the busfa matter is fascinating.
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