Canadian Scientist Elected to Prestigious Royal Society

June 5, 2013 at 2:42 pm Leave a comment

Canadian scientist Melvyn A. Goodale has been elected to the prestigious Royal Society, joining the likes of Sir Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, and Stephen Hawking. Goodale is a scientist at the Robarts Research Institute and holds a cross-appointment with the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. He also holds a Canada Research Chair in Visual Nueroscience.

Goodale is one of the world’s leading visual neuroscientists best known for his research of the human brain as it performs different kinds of visual tasks and is a pioneer in the study of visuomotor control in neurological patients.

Watch the video below to see Dr. Goodale in action.

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