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Lawrence Weiskrantz (born 28 March 1926) is a British psychologist, who discovered the phenomenon of blindsight, which is the voluntary visually evoked response to a stimulus presented within a scotoma.
- Part-time Lecturer, Tufts University, 1952
- Research Associate, Inst. of Living, 1952-55
- Senior Postdoctoral Fellow, US National Research Council, 1955-56
- Research Associate, University of Cambridge, 1956-61
- Assistant Director of Research, Cambridge, 1961-66
- Reader in Physiological Psychology, Cambridge Univ., 1966-67.
- Founding President of the European Brain and Behaviour Society, 1969
- Professor of Psychology, Oxford University, and Fellow, Magdalen College, Oxford 1967-1993; Professor Emeritus, 1993-.
He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1980. He was on its council in 1988-1989 and its Ferier lecturer in 1989.
- Analysis of Behavioural Change, 1967
- The Neuropsychology of Cognitive Function, 1982
- Animal Intelligence, 1985
- Blindsight, 1986
- Thought Without Language, 1988
- Consciousness Lost and Found, 1997
Who's Who (UK) 2006