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Author Shepherd, Gordon M., 1933- author.

Title Foundations of the neuron doctrine / Gordon M. Shepherd, Professor of Neurobiology, Yale University Schoool of Medicine.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]


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Edition Twenty-fifth anniversary edition.
Description 1 online resource (385 pages) : illustrations
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents From the beginnings to the cell theory -- Do nerve cells belong in the cell theory? -- Nerve cells or nerve nets? -- Kölliker gives in -- Support builds for network -- The nerve cell studies of Freud -- The revolutionary method of Golgi -- A neuron theory begins to take form : His, Forel, Nansen -- Ramón y Cajal: the shock of recognition -- The early discoveries of Cajal -- The laws of Cajal -- Joining the mainstream -- The neuron doctrine -- The law of dynamic polarization -- Controversy -- The synapse and the growth cone -- Forging a consensus -- Confrontation in Stockholm -- Modern revisions of the neuron doctrine.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Ramón y Cajal, Santiago, 1852-1934.
Neuroanatomy -- History.
Neurons -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Shepherd, Gordon M. Foundations of the neuron doctrine. Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2016] 9780190259389 (DNLM)101656947
ISBN 9780190259389 (alk. paper)
9780190259396 (e-book)

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