Richard F. Thompson

Expert in the physical basis of memory and other aspects of neurobiology

University Professor and William M. Keck Chair in Biological Sciences


  • neurophysiology
  • neurobiology of memory and learning
  • cellular neurobiology
  • conditioned reflexes
  • neurosciences program at USC
  • psychobiology – study of the biological basis of behavior

Additional Information

  • President of American Psychological Society
  • President of Western Psychological Association
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences
  • Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Member, American Philosophical Society

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