Trevor Robbins to receive the Goldman-Rakic Prize in Cognitive Neuroscience

4th Jul 2017

It is our pleasure to inform you that the BNA’s past-president and ardent supporter, Professor Trevor W. Robbins, has been elected to receive the 2017 Patricia Goldman-Rakic Prize.

The Goldman-Rakic Prize in Cognitive Neuroscience Research, established to honour the late Yale neurobiologist Patricia Goldman-Rakic, is awarded annually by the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation. It is a prestigious award that honours neuroscientists who have reached outstanding achievement in Cognitive Neuroscience. The prize carries an award of $40,000.

The Chair of the Prize Committee stated that, "The totality of [Trevor's] work aligns beautifully with the accomplishments, hopes, and dreams of the late Professor Patricia Goldman-Rakic." Trevor W. Robbins is a Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience and Experimental Psychology at university of Cambridge. His work focuses on functions of the frontal lobes of the brain and their connections with other regions.

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