Herbert Jasper

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Herbert Henri Jasper, OC GOQ FRSC (July 27, 1906 – March 11, 1999) was a Canadian psychologist, physiologist, neurologist, and epileptologist.

Born in La Grande, Oregon, he attended Reed College in Portland, Oregon and received his PhD in psychology from the University of Iowa in 1931 and earned a Doctor of Science degree from the University of Paris for research in neurobiology.

From 1946-64 he was Professor of Experimental Neurology at the Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University and then from 1965-76 he was Professor of Neurophysiology, Université de Montréal. He did his most important research with Wilder Penfield at McGill University. He was a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He was also a member of the Canadian Neurological Society and the Royal Society of Medicine. He wrote more than 350 scientific publications.[1]

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  1. ^ "Prof. Herbert H. Jasper". World Cultural Council. Retrieved 14 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Albert Einstein World Award of Science 1995". Archived from the original on June 7, 2014. Retrieved August 13, 2013.

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