Richard G. Morris

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Richard Graham Michael Morris (born 1948)[1] is a British neuroscientist. He is known for developing the Morris water navigation task.[2] This is one of the most-widely used learning tests for rodents. He is also known for investigating how the hippocampus works.[3] He is the director of the Centre for Cognitive and Neural Systems (Edinburgh)[4] He is also the Wolfson Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Edinburgh.[5] He became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1997.[6] Morris was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2007.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Prof Richard Morris, CBE, FRS". Debrett's. http://www.debretts.com/people/biographies/browse/m/8378/Richard+Graham.aspx. Retrieved 9 November 2012.
  2. Morris, R.G.M. (May 1981). "Spatial localization does not require the presence of local cues". Learning and Motivation 2 (2): 239–260. doi:10.1016/0023-9690(81)90020-5 . http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0023969081900205. Retrieved 2012-11-09.
  3. Morris, R (2007). Andersen, J; Morris, R; Amaral, D et al.. eds. The Hippocampus Book. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. pp. xx+832. ISBN 978-0-19-510027-3 . OCLC 64444087 .
  4. "People/Administration". Centre for Cognitive and Neural Systems. http://www.ccns.sbms.mvm.ed.ac.uk/people/admin.html. Retrieved 2012-11-09.
  5. "People/Academic Staff - Prof. Richard Morris, CBE, FRS". Centre for Cognitive and Neural Systems. http://www.ccns.sbms.mvm.ed.ac.uk/people/academic/morris.html. Retrieved 2012-11-09.
  6. "Fellows of the Royal Society". Royal Society. http://royalsociety.org/about-us/fellowship/fellows/. Retrieved 2012-11-09.

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