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Lawrence Weiskrantz (born 28 March 1926) is a British psychologist, who discovered the phenomenon of blindsight, which is the voluntary visually evoked response to a stimulus presented within a scotoma.
Part-time Lecturer, Tufts University, 1952
Research Associate, Inst. of Living, 1952–55
Senior Postdoctoral Fellow, US National Research Council, 1955–56
University of Cambridge, 1956–61 Assistant Director of Research, Cambridge, 1961–66
Reader in Physiological Psychology, Cambridge Univ., 1966–67.
Founding President of the
European Brain and Behaviour Society, 1969 Professor of Psychology,
Oxford University, and Fellow, Magdalen College, Oxford, 1967–1993; Professor Emeritus, 1993–.
He was elected a Fellow of the
Royal Society in 1980. He was on its council in 1988–1989 and its Ferier lecturer in 1989.
Publications [ edit ]
Analysis of Behavioural Change, 1967
The Neuropsychology of Cognitive Function, 1982
Animal Intelligence, 1985
Thought Without Language, 1988
Consciousness Lost and Found, 1997
References [ edit ]
Who's Who (UK) 2006