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The neurobiology of learning and memory — as related in the memoirs of Eric R. Kandel by Miguel A. Faria, MD

This magnificent tome by Eric R. Kandel, M.D., a psychoanalyst and neuroscience researcher, is both a delightful autobiography and a scrupulously detailed history of the neurobiology of learning and memory, a relatively new area of neuroscience that Kandel refers to as a “new science of mind.”[7] His own fundamental work in this area made him …

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Schizophrenia in the dramatic film “Occupied” (2011) and its critics by Miguel A. Faria, MD

Before I get to the meat of this commentary, I need to provide background material to the readers. Given the descent of Hollywood movies into indecency, obscenity, vulgarity and cruelty over the last three decades, and because I don’t watch the equally tawdry television or cable programs of about that period of time, my wife …

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