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Michael Gazzaniga (1257)

Physiological and comparative, neuropsychology
1939, Los Angeles, USA
Short Biography
Michael S. Gazzaniga (born December 12, 1939) is a professor of psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he heads the new SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind. He is one of the leading researchers in cognitive neuroscience, the ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • AB Darthmouth College, 1961
  • PhD Cal Tech, 1964
Appointments & Honors
  • John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, 1982-3
  • Fellow, AAAS, Society of Experimental Psychologists, APA, American Neurological Association
  • Professor of Neuropsychology in Neurology, Cornell Medica College
Principal Publications
  • 1965 Observations on visual perception after disconnections of the cerebral hemispheres in man. Brain, 88, 221 (with J. E. Bogen and R. W. Sperry).
  • 1966 Visuomotor integration in split-brain monkeys with other cerebral lesions. Experimental Neurology, 16, 289-98.
  • 1970 The Bisected Brain. Appleton-Century-Crofts.
  • 1972 One brain - two minds? American Scientist, 60, 311-17.
  • 1977 Manipulo-spatial aspects of cerebral lateralization: Clues to the origin of lateralization. Neuropsychologia, 15, 743-50.
  • 1978 The Integrated Mind. Plenum (with J. E. LeDoux).
  • 1979 Plasticity in speech organization following commissurotomy. Brain, 102, 805-15 (with J. E. LeDoux, C. S. Smylie and B. T. Volpe).
  • 1984 Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience. Plenum.
  • 1984 Dissociation of language and cognition: A psychological profile of two disconnected right hemispheres. Brain, 107, 145-53 (with C. S. Smylie).
  • 1985 The Social Brain. Basic Books.
  • 1985 MRI assessment of human callosal surgery with neuropsychological correlates. Neurology, 35, 1763-6 (with J. D. Holtzman, M. D.F. Deck and B. C.P. Lee).