Valenstein, Elliot S(piro)

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VALENSTEIN, Elliot S(piro)

VALENSTEIN, Elliot S(piro). American, b. 1923. Genres: Psychology. Career: Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, DC, experimental psychologist, 1955-57, chief lab neuropsychologist, 1957-61; Fels Research Institute, Yellow Springs, OH, senior research associate in psychophysiology and neurophysiology, 1961-70; Antioch College (now Antioch University), Yellow Springs, associate professor to professor of psychology, 1961-70; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, professor of psychology and neuroscience, 1970-; writer. Visiting lecturer, scientist or professor at universities worldwide. National Academy of Science fellow at physiology laboratories in the Soviet Union, 1961; fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, 1976-77; National Humanities Center fellow, 1984. Guest lecturer at symposia around the world. Served on scientific boards and review committees. Publications: Brain Control: A Critical Examination of Brain Stimulation and Psychosurgery, 1973; Great and Desperate Cures: The Rise and Decline of Psychosurgery and Other Radical Treatments for Mental Illness, 1986; Blaming the Brain: The Truth about Mental Health and Drugs, 1988. EDITOR & CONTRIBUTOR: Brain Stimulation and Motivation: Research and Commentary, Scott, 1973; The Psychosurgery Debate: Scientific, Legal, and Ethical Perspectives, 1980. Address: Psychology Dept, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109- 1109, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]