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Advice for a Young Investigator

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Publisher Comments:

Santiago Ramon y Cajal was a mythic figure in science. Hailed as the father of modern anatomy and neurobiology, he was largely responsible for the modern conception of the brain. His groundbreaking works were New Ideas on the Structure of the Nervous System and H istology of the Nervous System in Man and Vertebrates. In addition to leaving a legacy of unparalleled scientific research, Cajal sought to educate the novice scientist about how science was done and how he thought it should be done. This recently rediscovered classic, first published in 1897, is an anecdotal guide for the perplexed new investigator as well as a refreshing resource for the old pro.

Cajal was a pragmatist, aware of the pitfalls of being too idealistic — and he had a sense of humor, particularly evident in his diagnoses of various stereotypes of eccentric scientists. The book covers everything from valuable personality traits for an investigator to social factors conducive to scientific work.

Synopsis:

This recently rediscovered classic, first published in 1897, is an anecdotal guide for the perplexed new scientific investigator as well as a refreshing resource for the old pro.

Synopsis:

Santiago Ramon y Cajal was a mythic figure in science. Hailed as the father of modern anatomy and neurobiology, he was largely responsible for the modern conception of the brain. His groundbreaking works were

Synopsis:

Cajal was a pragmatist, aware of the pitfalls of being too idealistic — and he had a sense of humor, particularly evident in his diagnoses of various stereotypes of eccentric scientists. The book covers everything from valuable personality traits for an investigator to social factors conducive to scientific work.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780262181914
Translator:
Swanson, Neely
Translator:
Swanson, Larry W.
Author:
Cajal, Santiago Ramon y.
Author:
Ramon Y. Cajal, Santiago
Author:
Ram�n y Cajal, Santiago
Author:
ry W.
Author:
Santiago Ram�n y Cajal
Author:
Swanson, Larry W.
Author:
Swanson, Lar
Author:
Swanson, Neely
Publisher:
A Bradford Book
Location:
Cambridge, Mass :
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Neuropsychology
Subject:
Research
Subject:
Scientists
Subject:
Research -- Methodology.
Subject:
Study & Teaching
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. x-xi.
Series:
Advice for a Young Investigator
Publication Date:
19990129
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8 x 5.375 in

Related Subjects

Science and Mathematics » Biology » Biographies
Science and Mathematics » Biology » General
Science and Mathematics » Biology » Neurobiology

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Product details 176 pages Bradford Book - English 9780262181914 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This recently rediscovered classic, first published in 1897, is an anecdotal guide for the perplexed new scientific investigator as well as a refreshing resource for the old pro.
"Synopsis" by , Santiago Ramon y Cajal was a mythic figure in science. Hailed as the father of modern anatomy and neurobiology, he was largely responsible for the modern conception of the brain. His groundbreaking works were
"Synopsis" by , Cajal was a pragmatist, aware of the pitfalls of being too idealistic — and he had a sense of humor, particularly evident in his diagnoses of various stereotypes of eccentric scientists. The book covers everything from valuable personality traits for an investigator to social factors conducive to scientific work.
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