Some predictions of Rafael Lorente de Nó 80 years later

Front Neuroanat. 2014 Dec 3;8:147. doi: 10.3389/fnana.2014.00147. eCollection 2014.


Rafael Lorente de Nó, the youngest of Santiago Ramón y Cajal disciples, was one of the last Century's more influential researches in neuroscience. This assay highlights two fundamental contributions of Rafael Lorente de Nó to neurobiology: the intrinsic organization of the mammalian cerebral cortex and the basic physiology of the neuron processes.

Keywords: Ammon's horn; Lorente de Nó; cerebral cortex; hippocampus; summation coding.

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  • Review