Roger Sperry's Nobel Prize (was "impact of telepathy")

Richard Norman rsnorman at mediaone.net
Wed Jan 31 20:52:52 EST 2001


"John M Price PhD" <jmprice at calweb.com> wrote in message
news:3a788f2e_1 at news3.calweb.com...

> 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
    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"












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