neuroscience books

Vivian R.F.Linssen vivian.linssen.i.b.r.p at skynet.be
Thu Feb 10 14:04:26 EST 2000

Kalman Rubinson wrote:
>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.
>> 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
>> basic concept of "Principles of Neural Science" but I found the text
>> sometimes confusing to read, not to mention the mistakes and excessive
>> often contradictory) redundancy.
>The 4th edition is a considerable improvement on the 3rd edition in terms
>clarity and organization.  I haven't read it all(!) yet, so I cannot
comment on
>the prevalence of mistakes and contradictions.


Thank you for your message, Kal.

If you do happen to have the time to finish the whole book, I would be
interested to have your further impressions.



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