The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1981

Roger W. Sperry

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Prize share: 1/2

David H. Hubel

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Prize share: 1/4

Torsten N. Wiesel

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Prize share: 1/4

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1981 was divided, one half awarded to Roger W. Sperry "for his discoveries concerning the functional specialization of the cerebral hemispheres", the other half jointly to David H. Hubel and Torsten N. Wiesel "for their discoveries concerning information processing in the visual system."

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