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 things we can do scientifically simply dwarf our abilities to fashion just, liberal societies. 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.

He decided to study the giant marine snail Aplysia as his first means to understand how information was brought into a cell and transferred out to another cell. Nov 24, India Clamp rated jandel it was amazing. He left Vienna in time to escape Hitler when he was a child. From epithets of Anti-Semitism to meeting his wife and the beautiful shining brain stuff of legend is found within.

Quite a bit for the first few minutes of the course.

The biographical and historical elements are equally engrossing. Empieza a leer In Search of Memory en tu Kindle en menos de un minuto. But, I wanted to say a few things about it in case anyone else was interested.

Savor, buy and share with loved ones. This is one of the most eye-opening books I have ever read. I’m taking a course at Oxford this summer on “The Brain and the Senses. Kandel’s writing flows off the page and is so nemoria to follow, even as he delves into some pretty intricate physiology, but always with some personal stories.


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He covers very comprehensively all the historical milestones and major contributors dee neurobiology. I will likely forget all the cyclic AMPs, kinase A’s and other peculiar names, yet it left me with an intuitive understanding, a mental visualisation of sorts, that I am grateful for. The book provides a perfect explanation how difficult it is to be a real scientist and how to combine so many factors in life and research.

When I read the synopsis: Aug 13, Fazlollah rated it really ksndel it. Nonetheless, he decided to go for Neuroscience. Kandel and his family escape Nazi Vienna and come to New York. I read the book on my Kindle and didn’t realize there was a helpful glossary until I had finished the book. Eric Kandel is one of these.

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

I burned out halfway through Kandel’s career, and couldn’t muster the enthusiasm to finish the final hundred-odd pages before it was due back at the library. View all 5 comments. Language English 23 Spanish 7. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

The author concludes with his receiving of the Nobel prize. It was a wealth of information on the brain. Kandel spent much of his life examining neurons and related biological structures to determine a measurable, experimentally verifiable, biological basis for memory and learning.


Three stars just because I applaud people who explain science well. Unfortunately, there’s easily enough material in here for two books, one for the personal aspects and one for the science.

La era del inconsciente: To be honest, I didn’t realize that Holocaust denial or down-play was even possible in Europe in recent times, and I wish Kandel and his collaborators well on their current efforts to address that issue. Want to Read saving….

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

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. The author works chronologically and goes through his early history working with biological and neurological questions.

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. We end up with no “ghost in the machine” but a mysterious ability to take experience and record it at the molecular level, where memories are stored.