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Another Day in the Monkey's Brain
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Another Day in the Monkey's Brain

Ralph Siegel and Foreword by Oliver Sacks

Abstract

This book charts a neuroscientist's journey to understand the central mysteries of consciousness. The author began his career in the neurophysiology of vision in the 1980s, just when the field was coming into focus with the advent of new computing and imaging technologies. As a pioneer in the technique of mesoscopic imaging, he worked with some of the giants in vision science: Torsten Wiesel, Francis Crick, Tom Albright, and many others. This book shows how science is built on such relationships. Along the way, the book gives a vivid sense of the abundant passion and creativity that drive scie ... More

Keywords: neuroscientist, consciousness, neurophysiology, mesoscopic imaging, vision science, scientist, Torsten Wiesel, Francis Crick, Tom Albright

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199734344
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199734344.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ralph Siegel, author
Rutgers University, Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Professor

Foreword by Oliver Sacks, author