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Published: 11 November 2004

738 Pages | numerous halftones and line drawings


ISBN: 9780195176186

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Brain and Visual Perception

The Story of a 25-year Collaboration

David H. Hubel and Torsten N. Wiesel

  • Assembles most of their papers in one place, puts them in context, and tries to convey attitudes and happenings that are usually carefully concealed from readers of science, such as the late nights, the accidents, and interactions with other colleagues
  • Conveys why they found the work interesting, exciting, and above all, fun
  • Links the papers in a narrative that would be completely missing if the papers were read in isolation
  • Puts the science in the context of the times, telling roughly what was known when they started, who they worked with, and who influenced them