Sperry, Roger Wolcott

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Name
Sperry, Roger Wolcott Gender: M
born on 20 August 1913
Place Hartford, Connecticut, 41n46, 72w41
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Documented source; untimed
Rodden Rating AX
Collector: Starkman
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 27°02' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif



Portrait of Roger Wolcott Sperry 
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Roger Wolcott Sperry
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Biography

American neuropsychologist, neurobiologist and Nobel laureate who, together with David Hunter Hubel and Torsten Nils Wiesel, won the 1981 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for his work with split-brain research. A Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Sperry as the 44th most cited psychologist of the 20th century.

Sperry was granted numerous awards over his lifetime, including the California Scientist of the Year Award in 1972, the National Medal of Science in 1989, the Wolf Prize in Medicine in 1979, and the Albert Lasker Medical Research Award in 1979.

He died 17 April 1994.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Starkman quotes California Death Index for birth date, birth time unknown.

Starkman rectified to 10.37.24 EST Asc 1Sco17'

Categories

  • Vocation : Science : Biology
  • Notable : Awards : Nobel prize