Memory: From Mind to Molecules
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Memory: From Mind to Molecules

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What is memory and where in the brain is it stored? How is memory storage accomplished? Two scientists responsible for some of the fundamental research in the field answer these key questions in Memory, the first book for a general readership to offer an up-to-date, comprehensive overview of memory from molecules and cells to brain systems and cognition.
Paperback, 256 pages
Published May 15th 2000 by W. H. Freeman (first published January 1st 1999)
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Eric Herod
A great overview of how memory is processed at the molecular level in the brain. I definitely learned a lot and plan on going back to this book again periodically as a reference. I would not recommend this to anyone who has not had exposure to introductory readings in neuroscience as it tends to get technical in places, presupposing the reader has a foundation for the concepts. An understanding of transcription and translation as well as some familiarity with cell signalling will make for a much...more
Mina BOULKARAKIR
Il est typiquement scientifique, facile à lire, avec un langage fluide et nécessitant pas des pré-requis très solide, je le recommande vivement aux gens soucieux de leurs mémoires et des techniques d'apprentissage.
Dianne Lange
A textbook really, but written so well that some smart publisher should reissue it--with some editing--for anyone interested in how the brain stores memories and how we learn.
Cameron
Superb book providing the physiology at the molecular level of how our brains store memories. Fascinating read, but highly technical.
Lindsey
Also by Eric Kandel. In-depth look at how memory works by two neuroscientists who pioneered the field of memory.
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Jul 11, 2010 DJ marked it as to-read
Shelves: brain, priority
modern thinking on memory from Kandel & friend
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Larry Squire is a Professor of Psychiatry, Neurosciences, and Psychology at the University of California, San Diego.
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