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Oral history interview with Jerre M. Levy [electronic resource], 1984.

Creator: Levy, Jerre, 1938-
Project: Spencer Foundation project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Sound file: digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Childhood experiences and their effect on later professional decisions; undergraduate education; problems encountered at the University of Miami in obtaining a graduate assistant's position; move to California Institute of Technology and exposure to split-brain experiments; fascination with human split-brain experimentation; rotational studies of rats to dtermine sidedness; experiments determining regulation of sidedness; impact of Spencer funds; impressions of H. Thomas James; reasons for going to the University of Chicago and academic atmosphere there.


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