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The Dreams of Santiago Ramon y Cajal The Spanish anatomist Santiago Ramon y Cajal explored the microscopic world of the brain and found a landscape inhabited by distinctly individual cells later termed neurons The mysterious b

  • Title: The Dreams of Santiago Ramon y Cajal
  • Author: Benjamin Ehrlich
  • ISBN: 9780190619619
  • Page: 171
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Dreams of Santiago Ramon y Cajal By Benjamin Ehrlich, The Spanish anatomist Santiago Ramon y Cajal 1852 1934 explored the microscopic world of the brain and found a landscape inhabited by distinctly individual cells, later termed neurons The mysterious butterflies of the soul, he called them, whose beating of wings may one day reveal to us the secrets of the mind Although he ranks among the greatest scientists in histThe Spanish anatomist Santiago Ramon y Cajal 1852 1934 explored the microscopic world of the brain and found a landscape inhabited by distinctly individual cells, later termed neurons The mysterious butterflies of the soul, he called them, whose beating of wings may one day reveal to us the secrets of the mind Although he ranks among the greatest scientists in history, the name of the Nobel Prize winning father of modern neuroscience is not as well known as that of Darwin, Pasteur, Galileo, Einstein, Copernicus, and Isaac Newton.The second half of the nineteenth century saw a revolution in the study of the mind Cajal was a contemporary of Sigmund Freud 1856 1939 , whose radical theories would scandalize the next century Before he was a neuroanatomist Cajal conducted psychiatric experiments and before Freud became a psychiatrist, he worked in neuroanatomy In public, Cajal spoke respectfully about Freud, but in private, Cajal rejected the man and his theories In order to disprove Freud s lies, Cajal started to record his own dreams in a diary, part of a notably personal book project, which he worked on from 1918 until his death in 1934 For reasons unknown, Cajal never published this work Until recently, it was assumed that the manuscript had been destroyed during the Spanish Civil War.The Dreams of Santiago Ramon y Cajal is this lost dream diary, translated into English for the first time The text is accompanied by an introduction to the life and work of Cajal, his relationship with the famed Viennese psychoanalyst, and the historical context surrounding the contributions of two great dueling intellects.

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    1. Read entire review at mindfunda ramon y cajal PROThis book will give you nice overview of the history of neurology and dreams It is written in a very readable way You will get to know Santiago Ramon y Cajal as a very romantic soul who had an interesting life The opposition in his character of being a tender romantic soul as well as a scientists who only looks at facts speaks clearly in his dream about his daughterNThe book is given its length of 144 pages rather expensive I was a little bit disa [...]

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