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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 author constructs the book around his own history and his own motivation both for study of memory.

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

Thanks for telling us about the problem. I got used to it, but it maybe a little bit disturbing. The autobiographical sections can be a bit unexciting but his interests in art and psychoanalysis contribute for an interesting tour of ideas. View all 3 comments.

Without some sharing of his own analysis, Kandel deprives the reader of a clear understanding of why he became a reductionist, really — other than that he just really enjoyed research, and research implies reductionism.

Here, he weaves elements of his personal autobiography together with elements of his scientific biography.

In the brainhard cheese like consistency—each cell is truly unique. Oct 05, Piotr rated it liked it Recommends it for: I found Kandel to come off as being a little condescending in places, especially when he was writing about the scientific discovery process.

The author works chronologically and goes through his early history working with biological and neurological questions. On the other hand, it probably is best that he didn’t air his inner dynamics — and he has kadel to say without all that.

If you have a real kzndel in the mind and brain like me. En busca de la memoria el nacimiento de una nueva ciencia de la mente. There are many ways to get at the science he presents, but this is a good one, starting with work at the cellular level on learning and moving kemoria memory and the role of genes in the multiple components of the brain.


However, it also holds that as long as Jewish identity is acquired dric upbringing in a Jewish home, these characteristics can be undone by education or religious conversion, in which case the Jew overcomes the Jew in bisca or herself. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Dec 30, Dia rated it really liked it. 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 compl A very readable science book for the layperson, explaining the basic neuroscience of memory.

In some passages his autobiography constitutes an examination of the sociology, economy and ethos of those who do serious science. Inside this book we explore this and Freud as usual has a part in deciphering. Bsuca success of many Austrians today is based on the money and property stolen sixty years ago. Kandel and the transition of Vienna erci being the center of culture to a place of oppression and humiliation. Il s’agit d’une autobiographie du scientifique Eric Kandel. 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 brief but vivid and gracious portraits he offers of his colleagues.

He is a cultured man, complementing his knowledge of science with his love of the arts and music. Jun 10, Ebnarabi rated it it was amazing Shelves: Kandel also placed great emphasis on being Jewish and the role faith played in his life – the book memotia preachy, but it doesn’t ignore his religious background either. Kandel, a 9 year old Jew in Vienna instarts his book with his memories of Anschluss and Kristallnacht, describes the vividness of these memories and how years later they made him interested in why and how bbusca memories are ed while others are lost.

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Jul 04, Laura rated it it was amazing Shelves: Nov 17, Robert rated it really liked it. Remember me on this computer. He shared the prize ce Arvid Carlsson and Paul Greengard.

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

But, as I learned from Ernst Kris, neither trained introspection nor creative insights would lead to the systematic accretion of knowledge needed for the foundation of a science of mind.

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I would have liked to have learned more about Kandel’s own experience with psychoanalysis. Kandel’s writing flows off the page and is so easy to follow, even as he delves into some pretty intricate physiology, but always with some personal stories. Nobel Prize winner Kandel intertwines cogntive psychology, neuroscience, and molecular biology with his own quest to understand memory.

May 21, Konstantin Okonechnikov rated it it was amazing.

He makes brilliant strides through the in-depth study of a particular creature, Aplysia, a large sea snail. The book is therefore a great education and challenge for those who are interested in the problems and possibilities of reductionism.

This anti-semitism is a source of angst for Kandel as he laments over the death of an intellectual haven that was Vi Kandel in his autobiography gives not only an elegant and thoughtful account of his Nobel-prize winning research career but beautifully explains dn and all of the researchers who have pushed that frontier alongside Kandel.

Others would claim that memory is a lie, and we can’t be sure we really remember anything.