The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography

The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography

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(Publisher-supplied data) This book is the second volume of autobiographical essays by distinguished senior neuroscientists it is part of the first collection of neuroscience writing that is primarily autobiographical. As neuroscience is a young discipline, the contributors to this volume are truly pioneers of scientific research on the brain and spinal cord. This collection of fascinating essays should inform and inspire students and working scientists alike. The general reader interested in science may also find the essays absorbing, as they are essentially human stories about commitment and the pursuit of knowledge. The contributors included in this volume are: Lloyd M. Beidler, Arvid Carlsson, Donald R. Griffin, Roger Guillemin, Ray Guillery, Masao Ito. Martin G. Larrabee, Jerome Lettvin, Paul D. MacLean, Brenda Milner, Karl H. Pribram, Eugene Roberts and Gunther Stent.Fortunately my real mentor and role model in this again was Fred Dodge. ... would pull them out, show me the circuit diagram, trace the waveforms until we found the problem, and then replace the part. ... Fred left for Bernard Katza#39;s lab in London (Nobel, 1970 for neuromuscular transmission) for postdoctoral study of theanbsp;...

Title:The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography
Author:Larry R. Squire
Publisher:OUP USA - 2011-09-09


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