Oral history interview with Jerre M. Levy 1984

Oral history interview with Jerre M. Levy 1984

 

Name:
Levy, Jerre, 1938- (Interviewee); Kranz, Bella (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with Jerre M. Levy 1984
Abstract:
Childhood experiences and their effect on later professional decisions; undergraduate education; problems encountered at the University of Miami in obtaining a graduate assistant's position; move to California Institute of Technology and exposure to split-brain experiments; fascination with human split-brain experimentation; rotational studies of rats to dtermine sidedness; experiments determining regulation of sidedness; impact of Spencer funds; impressions of H. Thomas James; reasons for going to the University of Chicago and academic atmosphere there.
Collection Name:
Spencer Foundation project
Subjects:
Women psychologists; Psychologists; Education--Research; Split brain; Cerebral dominance; Psychobiology; Levy, Jerre, 1938-; Spencer Foundation; University of Chicago
Format:
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
1984
Note (Biographical):
Psychologist.
Note:
Interviewed by Bella Kranz on November 28, 1984.Digitzed from analog recordings: Original available in the Columbia Center for Oral History, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries
Note (Provenance):
Jerre M. Levy, Gift 1985
Language:
English
Library Location:
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record:
13506813
Digital Project:
Time Based Media
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-hpz6-7998