Karl s lashley (1890–1958), born in davis, west virginia, was an american psychologist and behaviorist well-remembered for his influential contributions to the. Karl lashley, one of the world's foremost brain researchers, tried to locate the influential and led to a persistent anti-localization bias among psychologists. Karl spencer lashley, experimental psychologist by léonard carmichael see allhide authors and affiliations science 22 may 1959: vol 129, issue. A university of chicago phd, he worked for a while in karl lashley's laboratory and later founded the department of animal behavior at the american museum of .
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Karl lashley md (1890-1958) • psychologist and behaviorist • leader of aggregate views of brain approach • b-davis, west virginia. The karl spencer lashley award was established in 1957 by a gift psychology, ucsd school of medicine, research career scientist, va. Division of physiological and comparative psychology (president, 1967-1968) is to karl lashley's 1929 monograph brain mechanisms and intelligence.
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