neuroscience books

Kalman Rubinson kr4 at is2.nyu.edu
Wed Feb 9 10:35:40 EST 2000

Vivian R.F.Linssen <vivian.linssen.i.b.r.p at skynet.be> wrote:
> 3) You may have heard of "Principles of Neural Science" (Kandel et al. Ed.
> by Elsevier). I studied the third edition right through some time ago but
> found it rather disappointing. I'm therefore - a priori - not too keen on
> buying the fourth edition (which hasn't reached France yet).  I applaud the
> basic concept of "Principles of Neural Science" but I found the text
> sometimes confusing to read, not to mention the mistakes and excessive (and
> often contradictory) redundancy.

The 4th edition is a considerable improvement on the 3rd edition in terms of
clarity and organization.  I haven't read it all(!) yet, so I cannot comment on
the prevalence of mistakes and contradictions.


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