Dawn of the Neuron

Dawn of the Neuron

The Early Struggles to Trace the Origin of Nervous Systems

Book - 2015
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Examines "the labours and lives of scientists who studied coelenterate nervous systems over several generations, and who approached the puzzling origin of the first nerve cells through the process outlined in evolutionary theory, [and also explores] how these scientists, who were willing to embrace improved and paradigm-changing scientific methods, still revealed their cultural backgrounds, their societal biases, and their attachments to schools of thought and academic traditions while presenting their ground-breaking work"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2015]
ISBN: 9780773545717
Characteristics: xiv, 370 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


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