The Age of Insight

The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present

by Eric R. Kandel

Hardcover, 636 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $40 | purchase

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Title
The Age of Insight
Subtitle
The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present
Author
Eric R. Kandel

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Book Summary

A Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist and author of In Search of Memory documents the work of five leading minds including Sigmund Freud and Gustave Klimt in 1900 Vienna, revealing how their critical breakthroughs in science, medicine and art laid the groundwork for present-day discoveries in brain science.