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Roger W. Sperry

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 
Cerebral lateralization
"Roger Sperry"

(1913 - 1994)
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".

Mean distance: 11.98 (cluster 29)


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Raymond H. Stetson research assistant 1935 Caltech
Paul A. Weiss grad student 1941 Chicago
Karl Spencer Lashley post-doc Harvard


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Larry I. Benowitz grad student Harvard Medical School - Boston Children's Hospital
Michael Gazzaniga grad student Caltech
Mitchell Glickstein grad student Caltech
Robert D. Nebes grad student Caltech
Herman Teitelbaum grad student Caltech
Colwyn Trevarthen grad student Caltech
Ronald E. Myers grad student 1955 Chicago
Charles Hamilton grad student 1959-1964 Caltech
Jerre Levy grad student 1966-1970 Caltech
Eran Zaidel grad student 1971-1973 Caltech
Ronald L. Meyer grad student 1974 Caltech
Sheila Gillard Crewther grad student 1975-1978 Caltech
Alice Cronin-Golomb grad student 1979-1984 Caltech
Cornelius H. Vanderwolf post-doc 1962-1963 Caltech
Giovanni Berlucchi post-doc 1964-1965 Caltech
James Joseph Wright research scientist Caltech
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Myers JJ, Sperry RW. (1985) Interhemispheric communication after section of the forebrain commissures. Cortex; a Journal Devoted to the Study of the Nervous System and Behavior. 21: 249-60
Plourde G, Sperry RW. (1984) Left hemisphere involvement in left spatial neglect from right-sided lesions. Brain : a Journal of Neurology. 107: 95-106
Benowitz LI, Bear DM, Rosenthal R, et al. (1983) Hemispheric specialization in nonverbal communication. Cortex; a Journal Devoted to the Study of the Nervous System and Behavior. 19: 5-11
Zaidel E, Zaidel DW, Sperry RW. (1981) Left and right intelligence: case studies of Raven's progressive matrices following brain bisection and hemidecortication. Cortex; a Journal Devoted to the Study of the Nervous System and Behavior. 17: 167-85
Ellenberg L, Sperry RW. (1980) Lateralized division of attention in the commissurotomized and intact brain. Neuropsychologia. 18: 411-8
Sperry RW, Zaidel E, Zaidel D. (1979) Self recognition and social awareness in the deconnected minor hemisphere. Neuropsychologia. 17: 153-66
Zaidel D, Sperry RW. (1977) Some long-term motor effects of cerebral commissurotomy in man. Neuropsychologia. 15: 193-204
Franco L, Sperry RW. (1977) Hemisphere lateralization for cognitive processing of geometry. Neuropsychologia. 15: 107-14
Sperry RW. (1976) A unifying approach to mind and brain: ten year perspective. Progress in Brain Research. 45: 463-9
Teng EL, Sperry RW. (1974) Interhemispheric rivalry during simultaneous bilateral task presentation in commissurotomized patients. Cortex; a Journal Devoted to the Study of the Nervous System and Behavior. 10: 111-20
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