Roger Sperry's Nobel Prize (was "impact of telepathy")
John M Price PhD
jmprice at calweb.com
Sat Feb 3 15:05:30 EST 2001
In sci.psychology.theory article <Uj3e6.86831$ft6.2255212 at typhoon.mw.mediaone.net> Richard Norman <rsnorman at mediaone.net> wrote:
: "John M Price PhD" <jmprice at calweb.com> wrote in message
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:> In sci.psychology.theory article
: <LAJd6.83754$ft6.1969570 at typhoon.mw.mediaone.net> Richard Norman
: <rsnorman at mediaone.net> wrote:
: <snip a lot of irrelevant stuff about telepathy>
:>> I remember Roger Sperry (Nobelist for, among other things,
:>> split-brain studies) saying that ...
:> Nope. The Nobel was for the chemical communication stuff deriving from
:> his work on the frog visual system.
: According to the official web site of the Nobel Foundation
: Roger Sperry won the Nobel Prize in 1981 "for his discoveries
: concerning the functional specialization of the cerebral hemispheres"
Wow. I should get a refund from a certain high ranking prof for a class
where he mentioned just this prize, and incorrectly.
Or I could be misremembering the seminar.
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