James V McConnell

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Birthday
26, 1925
Birthplace
United States
Death Date
Apr 9, 1990 (64)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
26, 1925
Birthplace
United States
Death Date
Apr 9, 1990 (64)

About

Twentieth-century animal research psychologist and biologist. He is particularly remembered for his work on memory and learning processes in planarians, a variety of flatworms.

Before Fame

He taught in the University of Michigan's psychology department from 1963 until 1988.

Trivia

He established both a scientific journal (the Journal of Biological Psychology) and a science-themed humor publication (the Worm Runner's Digest).

Family Life

He lived most of his adult life in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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He was targeted by unabomber Ted Kaczynski and became partially deaf after opening an explosives-containing package from Kaczynski.

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