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Lynn Nadel (born 12 November 1942) is the Regents' Professor of Psychology at the University of Arizona. Nadel specializes in memory, and has investigated the role of the hippocampus in memory formation.
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Career[edit | edit source]
He joined the faculty of the University of Arizona in 1985.
Together with John O'Keefe, he coauthored the influential 1978 book The Hippocampus as a Cognitive Map, which defended the theory that the hippocampus learns and stores cognitive maps of portions of space.
Editorships[edit | edit source]
Nadel was editor-in-chief of the scientific journal, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science.
Awards[edit | edit source]
Nadel, co-recipient with John O'Keefe, earned the 2006 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology. He is a recipient of the APA Distingsuihed Scientific Contribution Award, the APS William James Award, the Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Society of Experimental Psychologists, and the American Psychological Foundation. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2021.
References[edit | edit source]
- John O'Keefe, Lynn Nadel. The Hippocampus as a Cognitive Map.
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