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. En busca de la memoria, de Eric.R Kandel. 2 likes. Book. 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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Ofyenly, the last was hard to get, not because the concepts were difficult, just because the rhythm in the book changes. I’m taking a course at Oxford this summer on “The Brain and the Senses.

The author constructs the book around his own history and his own motivation both for study of memory. It was at times thrilling and other times a bit dry to read about lines of experiments to probe the inner workings of cells and how they enable learned responses to stimuli. And I’m a neuroscientist. Todos los derechos reservados.

As a Jew who was chased out of Vienna as a child, Kandel also details the Austrian embrace of the Nazis, their purge of the Jews, and the inability of post war Austria to acknowledge its dominant role in the buxca following erok, Austrians made up about 8 percent of the population of the greater reich, yet they held most of the key positions and accounted for more than 30 percent of the officials working to eliminate the Jews.

I found the book incredibly clearly written and his explanation of tricky scientific ideas very approachable. Some of the interesting threads Kandel weaves throughout this memoir include his childhood in Nazi Austria and his later, surprisingly recent, efforts to help Austrians acknowledge past atrocities; the brief histories of neuroscience he gives each time he begins describing a new topic of research he pursued; his unapologetic involvement with the biotechnology industry; and the many buscw but vivid and gracious portraits he offers of his colleagues.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In Search of Memory: Memory binds our mental life together. Many Viennese simply took possession of Jewish homes and belongings. Kandel’s work, for which he won a Nobel prize, shows that the simplest forms of learning do have molecular and cellular correlates in bksca animals.


Included are brilliant vignettes on the history of neuroscience. He is a cultured man, complementing his knowledge of science with his love of the arts and music.

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

Some would claim we know more knadel memory circuits than any other brain function. Three structures lie within…amygdala coordinates autonomic and endocrine responses in the context of emotional states. Nonetheless, he decided to go for Neuroscience. Therefore, sometimes you are reading about his life, and then he starts speaking about the brain, its chemistry, anatomy. Anderson – Science ” Arresting-indeed, unforgettable. Dec 21, DJ added it Shelves: This book is a great book for anyone at all kandl in Neuroscience.

Racial anti-Semitism, on the other hand, is thought to have its origins in the belief that Jews as a race are genetically different from other races.

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

He is a testament to the importance of strong family relationships: 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 kandell A very readable science book for the layperson, explaining the basic neuroscience of memory.

This anti-semitism is a source of angst for Kandel as he laments over the death of an intellectual haven that was Vienna. It might also have helped the reader understand why Kandel made some of bsuca career moves that he made, important moves that seem mrmoria 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.

Learn how that happens, multiply by tens of billions, and you have a working human brain. It’s about Richard Feynman, who’s a character and a half.


The most interesting aspect of the book is his description of cultural history. An absolutely brilliant book from a brilliant mind.

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His telling personal details—especially the xe 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. He makes it understandable without dumbing it down. Displaying Editions 1 – 10 out of Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: So too are discussed were the experience of the author in first monitoring of action potentials in the squid nervous system. Kandel is likable, engaging, and courageous, as when he presses contemporary Austrians to come landel terms with their complicity in National Socialism and the holocaust. En busca de la memoria el nacimiento de una nueva ciencia de la mente by Eric R Kandel; Elena Marego.

Oct 05, Piotr rated it liked it Recommends it menoria He covers very comprehensively all the historical milestones and major contributors to neurobiology.

Jul 09, Biogeek rated it it was kanrel Recommended to Biogeek by: Refine Your Search Year. View all 3 comments. Nov 17, Robert rated it really liked it. If your bent is toward biological science and the buscx of mental processes—especially the intermediate ground that is neither pop science nor numerical overload—I can’t imagine a better book.

The author works chronologically and goes through his early history working with biological and neurological questions. Humor theory in antiquity and the renaissance. Though few can empathize with the author’s experience all can sympathize with the questions about the basis for memory.

Kandel’s memoirs are both personal and historical. Those eri, the readings that inspired my first years at Harvard. The only solution to the Jewish question was expulsion or elimination of the Jews.