Torsten Wiesel

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Torsten Wiesel
Born June 3, 1924 (1924-06-03) (age 89)
Uppsala, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Known for visual system
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1981

Torsten Nils Wiesel (born June 3, 1924) is a Swedish neuroscientist.

He and David Hubel won the 1981 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for their discoveries of information processing in the visual system. The prize was shared with Roger Sperry for his independent research on the cerebral hemispheres.


This person was awarded a Nobel Prize