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Scientists to suffer from psychological trauma

Scientists to suffer from psychological trauma

November 19, 2013


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In 1897, Spanish scientist Santiago Ramón y Cajal published an essay titled “Diseases of the Will,” in which he described a set of virtual illnesses that hit 19th century scientists, turning them into contemplators, bibliophiles, theorists and other caricatures. A little over a decade into the...