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List of famous neuroscientists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top neuroscientists in the world? This includes the most prominent neuroscientists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable neuroscientists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic neuroscientists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned neuroscientists.

People here include everyone from Sam Harris to Aafia Siddiqui. Featuring famous neuroscientists of history and the present, this list has it all. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known neuroscientists to the lesser known neuroscientists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the neuroscientist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous neuroscientists ever?" and "What are the names of famous neuroscientists?" then you're in the right place. 
Sam Harris is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Neuroscientists
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Samuel B. "Sam" Harris is an American author, philosopher, neuroscientist, and the co-founder and chief executive of Project Reason, a non-profit that promotes science and secularism. He is the author of The End of Faith, which was published in 2004 and appeared on The New York Times Best Seller ...more

Age: 50

Birthplace: United States of America

Profession: Neuroscientist, Author, Science writer, Writer, Philosopher

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Gregory Berns is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Neuroscientists
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Distinguished Chair of Neuroeconomics at Emory University. ...more

Birthplace: United States of America

Profession: Psychiatrist, Professor, Psychologist, Scientist, Neuroscientist, + more

Credits: Happy

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Nayef Al-Rodhan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Neuroscientists
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Nayef Al-Rodhan


Nayef R. F. Al-Rodhan is a philosopher, neuroscientist, geostrategist, and author. He is an Honorary Fellow of St. Antony’s College at Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom, Senior Fellow and Centre Director of the Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme at the Geneva Centre for Security ...more

Robert Sapolsky is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Neuroscientists
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Robert Maurice Sapolsky is an American neuroendocrinologist, professor of biology, neuroscience, and neurosurgery at Stanford University, researcher and author. He is currently a Professor of Biological Sciences, and Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences and, by courtesy, Neurosurgery, at ...more

Age: 60

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Profession: Biologist, Professor, Neuroendocrinologist, Scientist, Neuroscientist, + more

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