Oliver Zangwill

Psychologist, Deceased Person

1913 – 1987

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Who was Oliver Zangwill?

Oliver Louis Zangwill FRS was an influential British neuropsychologist. He was Professor of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, 1952-81, then Professor Emeritus. He was the son of Israel Zangwill and the grandson of William Edward Ayrton. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1977.

Zangwill was educated at University College School, London, and then at the University of Cambridge, where he was a member of King's College. He received his Bachelor of Arts in 1935, having completed the Natural Sciences Tripos, Part I in 1934, and the Moral Sciences Tripos, Part II in 1935, being awarded 1st class honours with special distinction.

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Born
Oct 29, 1913
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Nationality
  • United Kingdom
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Education
  • University of Cambridge
Lived in
  • London
Died
Oct 12, 1987

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on July 23, 2013

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