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Published: 19 November 2009

432 Pages | 57 illustrations

ISBN: 9780195392708

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Cajal's Butterflies of the Soul

Science and Art

Javier DeFelipe

  • Fully illustrated with figures produced by some of the most important pioneers in nineteenth and early twentieth century neuroscience
  • Many of the illustrations are virtually unknown to both young neuroscientists and to the general public alike
  • Introductory text provides readers unfamiliar with the nervous system a better understanding of the importance of early scientific illustrations
  • Demonstrates that the study of the nervous system is essential for the unexpected natural beauty that it beholds

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