Neurophysiologist and psychologist whose work greatly influenced the field of Computational Neuroscience. The Marr Prize, one of the highest honors in computer vision, is named after him.
He studied at Trinity College, Cambridge before accepting a teaching position at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He passed away from leukemia at the age of thirty-five.
He was born in Woodford, Essex, England and attended the Rugby School in his youth.
He was a contemporary of fellow psychologist, Brian MacWhinney.