The Beautiful Brain

The Beautiful Brain

The Drawings of Santiago Ramón Y Cajal

Book - 2017
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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 a selection of his exquisite drawings of brain cells, brain regions, and neural circuits with accessible descriptive commentary.
Publisher: New York : Abrams, 2017
ISBN: 1419722271 (hardcover)
9781419722271 (hardcover)
Branch Call Number: 612.820222 BEA
Characteristics: 207 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 29 cm


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