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Professor Brian Butterworth FBA

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About this Fellow

Psychology; East Asia; cognitive neuroscience and neuropsychology

Website: http://www.mathematicalbrain.com

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychology, University College London

Past Appointments

  • Demonstrator, Lecturer in Psychology, University of Cambridge, 1972 - 1980
  • Lecturer, Reader, Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychology, University College London, 1980
  • Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychology, University College London, University College London, 1992
  • Demonstrator then Lecturer in Psychology, University of Cambridge, 1972 - 1980
  • Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychology, University College London, University College London, 1992

Publications

Language production (vols 1 and 2) 1980, 1983

1970

The mathematical brain 1999

1970

Category specificity of reading and writing: the case of numbers Nature Neuroscience 2001

1970

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