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History of Neuroscience

Autobiographical Videos

To capture the lives and discoveries of eminent senior neuroscientists, SfN has made its collection of videos from The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography series available online.

Archival Interviews

Nicole M. Le Douarin
Filmed Sept. 18-19, 2008

W. Maxwell Cowan
Filmed April 9-10, 2002
View print autobiography (PDF)

Arvid Carlsson
Filmed Sept. 15-16, 2008 
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(PDF)

Eric R. Kandel
Filmed July 24, 2001

Peter R. Marler
Filmed May 15-16, 2007

Paul Greengard
Filmed July 23-24, 2001

Edward A. Kravitz
Filmed May 10-11, 2007
View print autobiography (PDF)

Torsten Wiesel
Filmed Dec. 7-8, 1999

Mortimer Mishkin
Filmed April 5-6, 2006

David H. Hubel
Filmed Dec. 7-8, 1998 
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(PDF)

Masakazu Konishi
Filmed March 29-30, 2006

Vernon B. Mountcastle
Filmed Feb. 4-5, 1997

Sydney Brenner
Filmed June 25-26, 2005

Rita Levi-Montalcini
Filmed Dec. 18-19, 1996

Michael I. Posner
Filmed May 10-11, 2005

Brenda A. Milner
Filmed Dec. 6, 1996
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(PDF)

Gerald D. Fischbach
Filmed March 16-17, 2005

Theodore H. Bullock
Filmed May 25, 1996
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William C. Dement
Filmed July 21-22, 2004

Robert Galambos
Filmed May 25, 1996
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Gerald M. Edelman
Filmed March 24-25, 2004

Louis Sokoloff
Filmed May 25, 1996
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(PDF)

Horace Barlow
Filmed March 20-21, 2003

Viktor Hamburger
Filmed Dec. 5-6, 1994
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Seymour Benzer
Filmed Feb. 12-13, 2003

Julius Axelrod
Filmed Nov. 21, 1994
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(PDF)

Gunther S. Stent
Filmed Jan. 31, Feb. 1, 2003
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(PDF)

Seymour Kety
Filmed Nov. 14, 22, 1994
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Francis Crick
Filmed Sept. 9, 2002

Herbert H. Jasper
Filmed Oct. 25, 1994
View print autobiography (PDF)


Direct inquiries about DVDs and hardcover books in The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography series to jn@sfn.org.

To use or modify these videos for educational purposes, contact jnpermissions@sfn.org.