James V. McConnell

American biologist (1925–1990) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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James V. McConnell (October 26, 1925 April 9, 1990) was an American biologist and animal psychologist. He is most known for his research on learning and memory transfer in planarians conducted in the 1950s and 1960s. McConnell also published several science fiction short stories in the mid-1950s.

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James V. McConnell
McConnell c.1955
Born(1925-10-26)October 26, 1925
DiedApril 9, 1990(1990-04-09) (aged 64)
Known forResearch on learning and memory transfer in planarians
Targeted in bomb attack by Ted Kaczynski
Scientific career
FieldsBiology, animal psychology
InstitutionsUniversity of Michigan