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Published: 12 November 2009

432 Pages | 633 illustrations

9 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780195392708

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Cajal's Butterflies of the Soul

Science and Art

Javier DeFelipe

  • Contains a large collection of beautiful figures produced throughout the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth century
  • Demonstrates that the study of the nervous system is important for the unexpected natural beauty that it beholds
  • Many of the illustrations are virtually unknown to both young neuroscientists and to the general public alike
  • Illustrations represent the bases of our current understanding of the nervous system

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