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August 7th Karl Spencer Lashley was an American psychologist who conducted quantitative studies of the relationship between brain mass and


Sir Alexander Fleming

August 6th Born August 6, 1881; died March 11, 1955 at the age of 73. In 1928, while working on


Kenneth Vivian Thimann

August 5th Born August 5, 1904; died January 15, 1997 at the age of 92. Anglo-American plant physiologist, pioneer in


Michael Scott Montague Fordham

August 4th Born on August 4, 1905; died April 14, 1995 at the age of 89. British analytical psychologist who


Neal E. Miller

August 3rd Born August 3, 1909; died March 23, 2002 at the age of 92. Neal Elgar Miller was an


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