Friday, September 16, 2011

Michael Petrides and the Royal Society of Canada

Royal Society of Canada honours nine McGill researchers from Medicine, Law and Arts
Posted on Tuesday, September 13, 2011
McGill Reporter
By Tamarah Feder

"The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) announced 78 new Fellows this week, including nine McGill researchers and scholars from the faculties of Medicine, Law and Arts. They join the over 100 current McGill-affiliated Fellows."

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Among the 78 is:

"Michael Petrides (Neuropsychology/Cognitive Neuroscience Unit) has provided us with new ways to conceptualize the role of the prefrontal cortex in cognitive processing and one of the most influential models of the anatomo-fuctional organization of the lateral frontal cortex. His discovery of the cytoarchitectonic homologue of Broca’s language are in the monkey is having a major impact on conceptions of the evolution of language circuitry in the primate brain."

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