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In search of memory : the emergence of a new science of mind

by Kandel, Eric R.

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Table of Contents:
  • Personal memory and the biology of memory storage
  • A child in Vienna
  • An American education
  • One cell at a time
  • The nerve cell speaks
  • Conversation between nerve cells
  • Simple and complex neuronal systems
  • Different memories, different regions of the brain
  • Searching for an ideal model for studying memory
  • Neural analogs of learning
  • Strengthening synaptic connections
  • A center for neurobiology and behavior
  • Even a simple behavior can be modified by learning
  • Synapses change with experience
  • The biological basis of individuality
  • Molecules and short-term memory
  • Long-term memory
  • Memory genes
  • A dialogue between genes and synapses
  • A return to complex memory
  • Synapses also hold our fondest memories
  • The brain's picture of the external world
  • Attention must be paid!
  • A little red pill
  • Mice, men, and mental illness
  • A new way to treat mental illness
  • Biology and the renaissance of psychoanalytic thought
  • Consciousness
  • Rediscovering vienna via stockholm
  • Learning from memory: prospects
  • Glossary
  • Notes and sources
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index.
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