The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Roger W. Sperry
Board of Trustees Professor of Psychobiology
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, California 91125 USA
"For his work on neurospecificity which showed how the intricate brain networks for behavior are effected through a system of chemical coding of individual cells, which has made fundamental contributions to the understanding of human nature."
Presented to Dr. Sperry's son, Mr. Glen Sperry, by President Bush at a White House Ceremony on October 18, 1989.
Physiology or Medicine, 1981