The Beautiful Brain

The Drawings of Santiago Ramon y Cajal

Author: Larry W. Swanson,Eric Newman,Alfonso Araque,Janet M. Dubinsky

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 1613129947

Category: Science

Page: 208

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At the crossroads of art and science, Beautiful Brain presents Nobel Laureate Santiago Ramón y Cajal’s contributions to neuroscience through his groundbreaking artistic brain imagery. 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. These drawings are explored from multiple perspectives: Larry W. Swanson describes Cajal’s contributions to neuroscience; Lyndel King and Eric Himmel explore his artistic roots and achievement; Eric A. Newman provides commentary on the drawings; and Janet M. Dubinsky describes contemporary neuroscience imaging techniques. This book is the companion to a traveling exhibition opening at the Weisman Art Museum in Minneapolis in February 2017, marking the first time that many of these works, which are housed at the Instituto Cajal in Madrid, have been seen outside of Spain. Beautiful Brain showcases Cajal’s contributions to neuroscience, explores his artistic roots and achievement, and looks at his work in relation to contemporary neuroscience imaging, appealing to general readers and professionals alike.

The Brain

Die Geschichte von dir

Author: David Eagleman

Publisher: Pantheon Verlag

ISBN: 3641183154

Category: Science

Page: 224

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Unterhaltend und fundiert: Ein Pageturner über die Hirnforschung Die Hirnforschung macht rasante Fortschritte, aber nur selten treten wir einen Schritt zurück und fragen uns, was es heißt, ein Lebewesen und Mensch zu sein. Der renommierte Neurowissenschaftler David Eagleman nimmt uns mit auf die Reise durch das Gewirr aus Milliarden von Hirnzellen und Billionen von Synapsen – und zu uns selbst. Das sonderbare Rechengewebe in unserem Schädel ist der Apparat, mit dem wir uns in der Welt orientieren, Entscheidungen treffen und Vorstellungen entwickeln. Seine unendlich vielen Zellen bringen unser Bewusstsein und unsere Träume hervor. In diesem Buch baut Bestsellerautor David Eagleman eine Brücke zwischen der Hirnforschung und uns, den Besitzern eines Gehirns. Er hilft uns, uns selbst zu verstehen. Denn ein besseres Verständnis unseres inneren Kosmos wirft auch ein neues Licht auf unsere persönlichen Beziehungen und unser gesellschaftliches Zusammenleben: wie wir unser Leben lenken, warum wir lieben, was wir für wahr halten, wie wir unsere Kinder erziehen, wie wir unsere Gesellschaftspolitik verbessern und wie wir den menschlichen Körper auf die kommenden Jahrhunderte vorbereiten können.

Das Zeitalter der Erkenntnis

Die Erforschung des Unbewussten in Kunst, Geist und Gehirn von der Wiener Moderne bis heute

Author: Eric Kandel

Publisher: Siedler Verlag

ISBN: 3641099854

Category: Science

Page: 704

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Was passiert in unserem Gehirn, wenn wir Kunst betrachten? Nobelpreisträger Eric Kandel hat mit »Das Zeitalter der Erkenntnis« ein brillantes Buch geschrieben, das uns in das Wien Sigmund Freuds, Gustav Klimts und Arthur Schnitzlers entführt. Dort setzten um 1900 die angesehensten Köpfe der Naturwissenschaft, Medizin und Kunst eine Revolution in Gang, die den Blick auf den menschlichen Geist und seine Beziehung zur Kunst für immer verändern sollte.

Brain & Behavior

An Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience

Author: Bob Garrett,Gerald Hough

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506349226

Category: Psychology

Page: 616

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Ignite your excitement about behavioral neuroscience with Brain & Behavior: An Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience, Fifth Edition by best-selling author Bob Garrett and new co-author Gerald Hough. Garrett and Hough make the field accessible by inviting readers to explore key theories and scientific discoveries using detailed illustrations and immersive examples as their guide. Spotlights on case studies, current events, and research findings help readers make connections between the material and their own lives. A study guide, revised artwork, new animations, and an accompanying interactive eBook stimulate deep learning and critical thinking.

Partners in Design

Alfred H. Barr Jr. und Philip Johnson. Bauhaus-Pioniere in Amerika

Author: Donald Albrecht,Barry Bergdoll,Juliet Kinchin

Publisher: Arnoldsche Verlagsanstalt GmbH

ISBN: 9783897904965

Category:

Page: 240

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-Comprehensive essays and series of photos trace how modernism found its way into the American cultural landscape As the 1930s began, Alfred H. Barr Jr., founder of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and Philip Johnson, distinguished architect, brought the principles of the Bauhaus to America - even before exiles from Nazi Germany fully established the idea of architecture and furnishings as a functional whole in the United States. Barr's organization of the museum reflected the departmental structure of the Bauhaus, elevating architecture, graphic design, utilitarian furniture design, industrial design, photography and film to be on an equal footing with painting and sculpture, and endorsing all to be recognized as art. Barr and Johnson curated exceptional exhibitions such as Modern Architecture, International Exhibition (1932) and Machine Art (1934) at MoMA and created modern interiors in private living quarters. In this book, comprehensive essays and series of photos trace how modernism found its way into the American cultural landscape. Text in German.

Editorial Design

Author: Yolanda Zappaterra

Publisher: Stiebner Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 383071341X

Category: Architecture

Page: 208

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Ein derzeit hochaktuelles Thema, kompakt in einem Band behandelt: Kunden- und Mitarbeitermagazine schießen wie Pilze aus dem Boden, die Anzahl der Neuerscheinungen von Publikumszeitschriften ist so groß wie nie zuvor und Tageszeitungen setzen neue Formate um. Damit ist das EditorialDesign auch ein Betätigungsfeld für die Designbranche mit großem Zuwachspotential, das jedoch Fachkenntnisse erfordert. »Editorial Design« bringt die grundlegenden Anforderungen eines ansprechenden und erfolgreichen Layouts auf den Punkt, erläutert feste Bestandteile einer Publikation, vermittelt die unabdingbaren Grundlagen der Bereiche Typografie, Bildeinsatz sowie Produktion und stellt in zahlreichen Case-Studies stilbildende Titel und deren Designer vor.

Auf der Suche nach dem Gedächtnis

die Entstehung einer neuen Wissenschaft des Geistes

Author: Eric R. Kandel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783570550397

Category: USA - Neurophysiologie - Forschung - Wissenschaftler - Erlebnisbericht

Page: 524

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Key Thinkers in Neuroscience

Author: Andy Wickens

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351271024

Category: Psychology

Page: 276

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Key Thinkers in Neuroscience provides insight into the life and work of some of the most significant minds that have shaped the field. Studies of the human brain have been varied and complex, and the field is rich in pioneers whose endeavours have broken new ground in neuroscience. Adopting a chronological and multi-disciplinary approach to each Key Thinker, the book highlights their extraordinary contributions to neuroscience. Beginning with Santiago Ramon y Cajal and finishing with the philosophers Patricia Churchland and Paul Churchland, this book provides a comprehensive look at the new ideas and discoveries that have shaped neuroscientific research and practice, and the people that have been invaluable to this field. This book will be an indispensable companion for all students of neuroscience and the history of psychology, as well as anyone interested in how we have built our knowledge of the brain.

Logicomix

eine epische Suche nach Wahrheit : Leseprobe

Author: Apostolos K. Doxiadēs,Christos H. Papadimitriou

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783855350698

Category: German comic books, strips, etc

Page: 351

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Brain Lab for Kids

52 Mind-Blowing Experiments, Models, and Activities to Explore Neuroscience

Author: Eric H. Chudler

Publisher: Lab

ISBN: 163159396X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

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"Brain Lab for Kids is an interactive and hands-on book that takes readers on an exciting journey into the functions of the brain through enlightening experiments and creative activities."--

Die Neuronenlehre Und Ihre Anhänger

Author: Franz Nissl

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN: 9780270302196

Category: Education

Page: 496

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