Newman, Eric A., Alfonso Araque, Janet M. Dubinsky, Larry W. Swanson, Lyndel Saunders King, and Eric Himmel. The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal. New York: Abrams, 2017. 207 pp. $40.00 hardcover (ISBN: 9781419722271).
Santiago Ramón y Cajal is one of the scientific giants of the twentieth century. By all accounts he was the founder of neuroscience. But these two phrases fall short of understanding not only his impact on science but also his unique talents.