Internationally Renowned Neuroscientist to Speak at Baylor

April 15, 1998

Dr. Larry Weiskrantz, an international expert in human and animal consciousness, will speak at Baylor University April 22-27 during a university Visiting Distinguished Lecture.

At 8 p.m. April 22, Weiskrantz will speak in Room 101 of the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center on the subject of "Consciousness Lost and Found." He also will lecture in various psychology classes during his stay at Baylor.

Weiskrantz serves as professor emeritus of psychology at Oxford University. He formerly served as chair of experimental psychology at Oxford and also served on the faculties of Cambridge and Tufts Universities.

Weiskrantz is a science fellow in the Royal Society of Great Britain and a member of the National Academy of Sciences in the United States. He serves in a number of collaborative research programs in Europe and the U.S.

Weiskrantz has conducted human and animal research in the area of consciousness for 30 years. The numerous books he has written include Consciousness Lost and Found in 1997, Thought Without Language in 1988 and Animal Intelligence in 1985.

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