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Mortimer Mishkin Ph.D.

National Medal of Science - Behaviorial and Social Science 2009

Cognitive neuroscientist, Business Administrator. Brain/behavior relationships in humans, nonhuman primates. Identified … areas in cerebral cortex essential for perception and memory: cortico-limbic circuit responsible for memory of facts and events; cortico-striatal circuit responsible for learning of different types of habits and motor skills.

"Perseverance is built into the trait of curiosity, a scientist's motivation. If you're sufficiently curious, you're willing to continue despite failures and obstacles. It's so easy to give up."


Understanding neural basis of perception and memory, 30 Nov. 2010 3:56

NIMH's Dr. Mortimer Mishkin to be Awarded National Medal of Science

Honoring Mortimer Mishkin

History of Neuroscience: Mortimer Mishkin 5 July 2012:53:52

2012 Grawenmeyer Award in Psychology 2:12

Mortimer Mishkin Ph.D. Please bear in mind that there may be more than one person with same name.

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Name: Mortimer Mishkin
Birth: 13 December, 1926., Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Title: Senior Investigator
Affiliation: National Institute of Health, USA
Citation: "For his contributions to understanding the neural basis of perception and memory in primates, notably the delineation of sensory neocortical processing systems especially for vision, audition, and somatic sensation, and the organization of memory systems in the brain." Presented by President Barack H. Obama in the East Room of the White House on November 17, 2010.
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