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Santiago Ramon y Cajal Santiago Ramon y Cajal 1852-1934 was one of the greatest Spanish scientists of the 19th and early 20th centuries His study of the brain and nerve cells laid the groundwork for neuroscience He was not a man who kept his studies to one specific field but rather made lasting important contributions to several fields He was not a man who went unnoticed but he was highly regarded not only for his laboratory work but also for his scientific writings and illustrations As well as being a great scientist Cajal was also an excellent writer The personal anecdotes he gives in his autobiography are what make it so great Cajal tells his life story in a way that holds the readers attention through all of his accomplishments Cajals early life before he left his mark in the scientific world is so personal and so interesting that it is what makes this book so truly great to read Cajal was not always interested in science He underwent many changes in his early life that led him down the path that eventually made him a Noble Prize winner He came from a modest background His father was a modest surgeon in a very small village in the Spanish countryside Cajal owes his excellent work ethic to his father who impressed upon him the idea of hard work leading to success Cajal came from a poor background and worked hard like his father to succeed in life Justo Ramon Cajal Santiagos father started his career as only a second-class surgeon He started his family and continued to work harder than ever in order to get money for higher education Through hard work and perseverance two qualities that Santiago would pick up later in life Justo Cajal finally reached his goal of becoming a full surgeon when his son was six years old Santiago Ramon y Cajal was not always as hard working as his
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