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The beautiful brain : the drawings of Ramón y Cajal

Author: Larry W Swanson; Eric A Newman; Alfonso Araque; Santiago Ramón y Cajal
Publisher: New York : Abrams, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852-1934) was the father of modern neuroscience and an exceptional artist. He devoted his life to the anatomy of the brain, the body's most complex and mysterious organ. His superhuman feats of visualization, based on fanatically precise techniques and countless hours at the microscope, resulted in some of the most remarkable illustrations in the history of science. Beautiful Brain presents  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Pictorial Work
Named Person: Santiago Ramón y Cajal; Santiago Ramón y Cajal; Santiago Ramón y Cajal; Santiago Ramón y Cajal
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Larry W Swanson; Eric A Newman; Alfonso Araque; Santiago Ramón y Cajal
ISBN: 9781419722271 1419722271
OCLC Number: 1014228583
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: The beautiful brain / Eric A. Newman, Alfonso Araque, and Janet M. Dubinsky --
Santiago Ramón y Cajal / Larry W. Swanson --
Drawing the beautiful brain / Lyndel King and Eric Himmel --
The drawings. Cells of the brain --
Sensory systems --
Neuronal pathways --
Development and pathology --
Seeing the beautiful brain today / Janet M. Dubinsky.
Responsibility: Larry Swanson, Eric Newman, Alfonso Araque.

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Art meets science in Ramon y Cajal's remarkable drawings of the brain  Read more...

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