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Larry R. Squire is professor of psychiatry, neurosciences, and psychology at the University of California School of Medicine, San Diego, and Research Career Scientist at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Diego. The author of Memory and Brain, he has received many awards, including the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from the American Psychological Association and the Karl Lashey Prize from the American Philosophical Society.
Eric R. Kandel founded the Center for Neurobiology and Behavior at Columbia University in New York, where he is currently University Professor and Senior Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The coauthor of Principles of Neural Science, he has won many prestigious awards, including the Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award, the National Medal of Science, the Wolf Prize in Biology and Medicine, and the Nobel Prize in Medicine.