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American neuropsychologist who has extensively investigated the neural basis of memory, including several investigations of the famous amnesia patient H.M.
Suzanne Corkin
b. 1937
German psychologist who originated the scientific study of forgetting; plotted the first forgetting curve, which describes the basic pattern of forgetting learned information over time.
Hermann Ebbinghaus
1850-1909
American neurobiologist, born in Austria, who won a Nobel prize in 2000 for his work on the neural basis of learning and memory in the sea snail _Aplysia_.
Eric Kandel
b. 1929
American physiological psychologist who attempted to find the specific brain location of particular memories.
Karl Lashley
1890-1958
American psychologist who has conducted extensive research on the memory distortions that can occur in eyewitness testimony.
Elizabeth F. Loftus
b. 1944
Canadian neuropsychologist whose goundbreaking research on the role of brain structures and functions in cognitive processes helped establish neuropsychology as a field; extensively studied the famous amnesia patient H.M.
Brenda Milner
b. 1918
American psychologist who identified the duration of visual sensory memory in a series of classic experiments in 1960.
George Sperling
b. 1934
American psychologist and neuroscientist who has conducted extensive research on the neurobiological foundations of learning and memory.
Richard F. Thompson
b. 1930