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- 1 Introduction
- 2 From the Beginnings to the Cell Theory
- 3 Do Nerve Cells Belong in the Cell Theory?
- 4 Nerve Cells or Nerve Nets?
- 5 Kölliker Gives In
- 6 Support Builds for Networks
- 7 The Nerve Cell Studies of Freud
- 8 The Revolutionary Method of Golgi
- 9 A Neuron Theory Begins to Take Form: His, Forel, Nansen
- 10 Ramón y Cajal: The Shock of Recognition
- 11 The Early Discoveries of Cajal
- 12 The Laws of Cajal
- 13 Joining the Mainstream
- 14 The Neuron Doctrine
- 15 The Law of Dynamic Polarization
- 16 Controversy
- 17 The Synapse and the Growth Cone
- 18 Forging a Consensus
- 19 Confrontation in Stockholm
- 20 Modern Revisions of the Neuron Doctrine