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

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Roger W. Sperry - Facts

Roger W. Sperry

Roger W. Sperry

Born: 20 August 1913, Hartford, CT, USA

Died: 17 April 1994, Pasadena, CA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, USA

Prize motivation: "for his discoveries concerning the functional specialization of the cerebral hemispheres"

Field: neurophysiology

Prize share: 1/2

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