Eric Kandel is, without a doubt, one of the finest intellects in neuroscience…

And surely one of the most cheerful!

A worthy Nobel Prize winner, his huge shadow looms over all areas of mind science.

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 Although Eric Kandel has an extensive range of research interests…

 It is his masterful elucidation of the mechanisms of learning and memory that stands out.

An outstanding breakthrough, it was as perceptive as his choice of research animal…the slug Aplysia.

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In Search of Memory, his first book, offers a remarkable insight into how Kandel’s own mind works.

It is a treasure-trove of knowledge for anyone who engages the brain

And an indispensable fount of wisdom for those who study it.

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What then does Eric Kandel say about studying the brain?

In his own words, here are:

Eric Kandel’s 10 practical tips for success in neuroscience

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For more wisdom from Eric Kandel, follow my book review blog, The Doctors Bookshelf, where I will soon review In Search of Memory. This is part of my second series of books about the brain…written by those who know it best.

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