Roger W. Sperry

Nobel Lecture

Lecture presentation

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.

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.


NB. As Dr Sperry was disabled to give the lecture himself, it was read by Professor David Ottoson. Dr Sperry sat in the front row listening to the lecture and accepted the applause at the end.

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