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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1981

For his discoveries concerning the functional specialization of the cerebral hemispheres
Name - Roger W. Sperry
Date of birth - August 20, 1913
InstitutionsCalifornia Institute of Technology (Caltech) Pasadena, CA, USA
Country - USA

Description - Roger Wolcott Sperry was a neuropsychologist, neurobiologist and Nobel laureate who, together with David Hunter Hubel and Torsten Nils Wiesel, won the 1981 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his work with split-brain research.


for their discoveries concerning information processing in the visual system
Name - David H. Hubel
Date of birth - February 27, 1926
InstitutionsHarvard Medical School Boston, MA, USA
Country - USA

Description - David Hunter Hubel was co-recipient with Torsten Wiesel of the 1981 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for their discoveries concerning information processing in the visual system.


for their discoveries concerning information processing in the visual system
Name - Torsten N. Wiesel
Date of birth - June 3, 1924
InstitutionsHarvard Medical School Boston, MA, USA
Country - Sweden

Description - Torsten Nils Wiesel was a Swedish co-recipient with David H. Hubel of the 1981 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for their discoveries concerning information processing in the visual system.