Roger Sperry's Nobel Prize

Chr. Wilms cwilms at stud.uni-frankfurt.de
Sun Feb 4 19:10:48 EST 2001


John M Price PhD <jmprice at calweb.com> wrote:
>:> 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
>: http://www.nobel.se/medicine/laureates/index.html 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.

Well, if I'm not mistaken Sperry did both of the above. But the Nobel
Prize was only for the second one...

Chris
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Chr. Wilms (melvin at gmx.de)






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