Warren Sturgis McCulloch

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Birthday
16, 1898
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Sep 24, 1969 (70)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
16, 1898
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Sep 24, 1969 (70)

About

Neurophysiologist who developed influential theories on the function of the brain. He was also an early contributor to the cybernetics movement and was a founding member of the American Society for Cybernetics.

Before Fame

After receiving his MD from Columbia, he took a job with a the Laboratory for Neurophysiology at Yale, before moving to the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Trivia

He researched brain control of motor function like moving arms or legs by using strychnine solutions to stimulate neural activity in portions of the brain.

Family Life

He was born in Orange, New Jersey.

Associated With

His seminal work, “A Logical Calculus,” later inspired many theorists on artificial intelligence, like Alan Turing.

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