David Hubel


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Noun1.David Hubel - United States neuroscientist noted for his studies of the neural basis of vision (born in 1926)
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He received his bachelor, master and doctorate degrees within six years and then went on to study at Harvard Medical School under two Nobel Laureates: Professors Torsten Wiesel and David Hubel.
Suele aceptarse que un antecedente fundamental de la confluencia de psicologia cognitiva y neurociencias tuvo lugar en los trabajos realizados durante la decada de los cincuenta por Vernon Mountcastle, David Hubel y Torsten Wiesel, los cuales legaran la idea de distribucion modular de la corteza.
In experiments that won them the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine, David Hubel and Torsten Wiesel discovered that sealing shut a kitten's eye for a period during the early stage of life would leave the animal unable to see normally out of that eye.
The book has been very well received in the scientific and neurobiological circles and as an example here is a comment from the Nobel Prize winner David Hubel on the cover: "It had been widely thought that an adult, crass-eyed since infancy, could never acquire stereovision, but to everyone's surprise Barry succeeded.