Nobelprize.org
Nobel Prizes and Laureates


The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1981
Roger W. Sperry, David H. Hubel, Torsten N. Wiesel

Share this:

Nobel Lecture

Evolution of Ideas on the Primary Visual Cortex, 1955-1978: A Biased Historical Account

David H. Hubel held his Nobel Lecture on 8 December 1981, at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm. He was presented by Professor David Ottoson, Member of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine.

See a Video of the Nobel Lecture
Presentation
6 min.
Nobel Lecture
44 min.

Read the Nobel Lecture
Pdf 1.92 MB
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 1981

From Nobel Lectures, Physiology or Medicine 1981-1990, Editor-in-Charge Tore Frängsmyr, Editor Jan Lindsten, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, 1993

To read the text you need Acrobat Reader.

 

Share this:
To cite this page
MLA style: "David H. Hubel - Nobel Lecture: Evolution of Ideas on the Primary Visual Cortex, 1955-1978: A Biased Historical Account". Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 24 Jul 2014. <http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1981/hubel-lecture.html>

Recommended:

Try to save some patients and learn about human blood types!

 

All you want to know about the Medicine Prize!

 

Read more about the Medicine Prize during the past century