Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

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

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Nobel Lecture

Some Effects of Disconnecting the Cerebral Hemispheres

Roger W. Sperry's Nobel Lecture was held on 8 December 1981, at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm. He was presented by Professor David Ottoson, Member of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine. Due to poor health, Dr Sperry was not able to attend, so his Nobel Lecture was read by Professor David Ottoson.

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