Dr. Sperry’s son, Glenn Michael Sperry, accepting the National Medal of Science and Technology on his father’s behalf from President George H.W. Bush in 1989 for his work on Neurospecificity:

Dr. Sperry’s Nobel Lecture. Dr. Sperry was unable to attend the lecture due to illness, so his lecture was read by Dr. David Ottoson:


Seymour Benzer (Gene Structure, Behavioral Genetics)

“The following is an interview with Seymour Benzer, James G. Boswell Professor of Neuroscience, Emeritus (Active) at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena. The interview was conducted by his friend and colleague, David Anderson, Roger Sperry Professor of Biology and Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute at the California Institute of Technology. The interview was recorded in the Kerckoff building on the Caltech campus in Pasadena, California on November 20th, 2001.” – Conversations in Genetics

Voices on Nobel Center: Torsten Wiesel

“Torsten Wiesel, a Swedish neuroscientist and physician, is the Scientific Patron and Honorary Member of the Young Academy of Sweden. In 1981 Wiesel was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly with David H. Hubel (the other half awarded to Roger Sperry). They were awarded the prize for their studies of how visual information is transmitted to and processed in the brain’s visual cortex and how the underlying circuits are established during development.” – Nobel Prize


Antonio E. Puente’s Interview Regarding Roger Sperry’s Life Work

Roger W Sperry Receives Award of Medicine